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Health and Safety Guide for Sawmills and Planing Mills.


PB278033

Publication Date 1977
Page Count 134
Abstract The guide assists in providing a safe and healthful workplace for sawmills and planing mills. It describes safe practices and helps correct some of the more frequently encountered violations of the safety and health standards. The main topics covered include: the hazards most commonly encountered in saw mills; health and safety guidelines and programs; tools and equipment; walking and working surfaces; standard guard rails; exits and exit markings; occupational health and environmental control; ventilation; noise exposure; hazardous materials, spray painting; personal protective equipment; respiratory protection; sanitation; medical and first-aid; fire protection; compressed air equipment; powered industrial trucks; hoisting equipment; machinery and machine guarding; electrical code.
Keywords
  • Safety engineering
  • Sawmills
  • Milling machines
  • Guidelines
  • Machine tools
  • Planing
  • Woodworking
  • Workplace layout
  • Requirements
  • Standards
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Safety devices
  • Ventilation
  • Hazardous materials
  • Personnel development
  • Accident prevention
  • Human factors engineering
  • Protective equipment
  • Fire safety
  • 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
  • 94D - Job Environment
  • 94F - Tooling, Machinery, & Tools
Corporate Authors National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 197812
Health and Safety Guide for Sawmills and Planing Mills.
Health and Safety Guide for Sawmills and Planing Mills.
PB278033

  • Safety engineering
  • Sawmills
  • Milling machines
  • Guidelines
  • Machine tools
  • Planing
  • Woodworking
  • Workplace layout
  • Requirements
  • Standards
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Safety devices
  • Ventilation
  • Hazardous materials
  • Personnel development
  • Accident prevention
  • Human factors engineering
  • Protective equipment
  • Fire safety
  • Occupational safety and health
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 94H - Industrial Safety Engineering
  • 94D - Job Environment
  • 94F - Tooling, Machinery, & Tools
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