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Shakeout, Cleaning, Grinding and Inspection Departments.

Authors
Sanders-JD
Source
NIOSH :42 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00119987
Abstract
Occupational health hazards in the shakeout, cleaning, grinding, and inspection departments of foundries are reviewed. Specific health hazards are described along with methods of hazard identification and control. Problems caused by silica dust, metallic dusts and fumes, gases, noise, and heat in shakeout departments, by dusts, fumes, noise, and gases in cleaning and grinding departments, and ionizing radiation, solvents, and ultraviolet light in inspection department are discussed. Remedial actions also are reviewed, including reporting of the problem, use of protective equipment, good workplace and personal hygiene, regular medical examinations, and engineering controls. First aid training is also recommended.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-75-0057; Foundry-workers; Foundries; Safety-engineering; Primary-metallurgical-processes; Industrial-hygiene; Health-protection; Personal-protective-equipment;
Funding Type
Contract;
Identifying No.
Contract-210-75-0057
Source Name
National Loss Control Service Corporation, Long Grove, Illinois, NIOSH, 42 pages
State
IL;
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division