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Occupations at High Burn Risk.
NIOSH 1977 Apr:152 pages
Presentations at a conference on occupations at high burn risk are summarized. The problem of burn accidents in the work environment was explored from a variety of viewpoints at the Sixth National Flame Free Design Conference in Miami, Florida, April 27 to 29, 1977. High risk industries and the nature of burn injuries are described. Protecting workers in the cutting and welding, the trucking, and the chemical industries are discussed by experts in each area. Fire safety aspects for air line employees and passengers are explored. Existing methods and future needs for collecting data on fire casualties are discussed. The development, enforcement, and adequacy of Federal government standards for fire safety are evaluated. Other topics considered included the role of litigation in fire safety, the performance of fire protective clothing, and methods for testing chemical toxicity prior to animal tests.
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-77-0128; Accident-analysis; Risk-factors; Occupational-medicine; Health-protection;
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Occupations at High Burn Risk, a Conference held in Miami, Florida, April 27 - 29, 1977, NIOSH Contract No. 210-77-0128, 152 pages, 10 references
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