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A Prescription for Battery Workers.


PB266261

Publication Date 1976
Page Count 32
Abstract The practical safety booklet for battery workers describes the hazards that may exist in lead acid storage battery plants and the illness or injuries that may be caused by the hazards, and it points out what to do if a hazard is recognized. Topics include health hazards from lead dust and fumes, sulfuric acid, heat, noise, unsanitary conditions, fire hazards and prevention, personal protective equipment and first aid. It summarizes the hazards and controls and points out the responsibilities of the worker and the employer.
Keywords
  • Lead acid batteries
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Safety
  • Storage batteries
  • Accident prevention
  • Toxic diseases
  • First aid
  • Thermal stresses
  • Noise(Sound)
  • Fire prevention
  • Lead poisoning
  • Sanitation
  • Fire hazards
  • Industrial management
  • Occupational safety and health
Source Agency
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTIS Subject Category
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 94H - Industrial Safety Engineering
  • 44G - Environmental & Occupational Factors
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
Corporate Authors National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio. Div. of Technical Service.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 197715
A Prescription for Battery Workers.
A Prescription for Battery Workers.
PB266261

  • Lead acid batteries
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Safety
  • Storage batteries
  • Accident prevention
  • Toxic diseases
  • First aid
  • Thermal stresses
  • Noise(Sound)
  • Fire prevention
  • Lead poisoning
  • Sanitation
  • Fire hazards
  • Industrial management
  • Occupational safety and health
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 94H - Industrial Safety Engineering
  • 44G - Environmental & Occupational Factors
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
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