Metals Industry

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Dec 2016

Metal Industry Guidelines for Safe Work (PDF)

http://www.acc.co.nz/PRD_EXT_CSMP/groups/external_ip/documents/publications_promotion/wpc114254.pdf

This booklet has been put together by members of the metals industry to give guidance on safe practices for both large and small workshops.

(ACC New Zealand)
May 2008

Oregon OSHA Hazard Alert - Combustible Dust (PDF)

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/hazard/2993-17.pdf

This hazard alert addresses an explosion and fire caused when sugar dust ignited causing injuries and deaths. This alert addresses the risk of this occurring related to wood dust, powder-coating filters, grains and other products.

(Oregon OSHA)
Apr 2005

OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Toxic Metals

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/metalsheavy/index.html

Toxic metals, including "heavy metals," are individual metals and metal compounds that negatively affect people's health. This page provides a starting point for technical and regulatory information about toxic metals.

(OSHA)

Also see Beryllium

Also see Chromium

Also see Lead