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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006030
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... Abstract This article discusses the occupational health hazards related to industrial protective coating application and removal. It explains the health hazards associated with coating constituents such as lead, cadmium, chromium, arsenic, silica, and asbestos. The article also discusses hazard...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005717
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... Abstract The hazards associated with thermal spray deposition processes include ultraviolet and infrared radiation; acoustical noise; and by-product production in the forms of nitrous oxides, ozone, fumes, and dust. The most important consideration in health and safety is to use the engineered...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04a.a0005777
EISBN: 978-1-62708-165-8
... chemical cleaning methods. The electrochemical cleaning methods include electropolishing, electrolytic alkaline cleaning, and electrolytic pickling. The article provides information on cleanliness measurement methods such as qualitative tests and quantitative tests to ensure product quality. Health hazards...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001223
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... applications, and safety and health hazards of cold cleaning and vapor degreasing. It also includes information on control of contamination, conservation and recovery of solvent, and disposal of solvent wastes. cold cleaning contamination control safety and health hazards solvent cleaning solvent...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002439
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... mechanical hazards olfactory warnings operating hazards analysis safety warnings tactile warnings tastable warnings visual warning THE ASME CODE OF ETHICS says: “Engineers shall hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public in the performance of their professional duties.” This...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005756
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... workplace hazards. Personal protective equipment is not a substitute for good engineering controls, administrative controls, or good work practices. Instead, it should be used in conjunction with these controls to ensure the safety and health of workers. The thermal spray enclosure (spray booth) is the most...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001324
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Abstract The chemicals that have been used in traditional vapor degreasing have serious health and environmental hazards that have prompted the search for modified and alternative techniques. This article provides a detailed discussion on the regulatory mandates that affect the use of...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006075
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... Abstract Health and safety are critically important issues, and there are numerous aspects of the production and use of metal powders that may entail exposure to hazardous conditions. This article provides a discussion on the issues associated with the safe production and handling of metal...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005757
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
..., 1983 American Welding Society 8669 Doral Blvd., Suite 130 Doral, FL 33166 www.aws.org “A Guide to the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act” … (U.K.) 1974, L1 ISBN 0 7176 044441 1 Free “Risk Radar” software download … Software Program Managers Network www.riskradarprogram.com Every...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001322
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... sulfamate emulsion; ▲, aqueous polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)/phenolic; □, PTFE/phenolic A;■, PTFE/phenolic B; ▽, zinc-nickel; thick line, cadmium. Source: Ref 24 This column in Table 4 compares the environmental compliance risks and potential worker health hazards created by the replacement...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005635
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... beam welding personal protective equipment resistance welding robotic safety safe handling safety hazards safety management soldering thermal spraying thermite welding ultrasonic welding welding work area protection HEALTH AND SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS are paramount in all welding, cutting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.a0006544
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7
... during powder free fall Metal powders and their dust can represent a serious health, environmental, and safety hazard. Many times, dust particles may not be readily visible to the naked eye, especially when airborne. Airborne dust may enter the body by ingestion and skin absorption. The most...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... taken in its processing. This section gives a brief overview of the principal hazards and precautions associated with processing depleted uranium. More complete information is available in Ref 9 , 10 , 11 , and information on health and safety considerations in processing other metals is available in...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005686
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... possible chemical leachables ( Ref 6 ). The purpose of extraction of a medical device, with regard to chemical characterization, is to provide a suitable test sample to demonstrate the hazard potential (hazard identification) of the leachables and for use in conducting human health risk assessments of...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005727
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... temperatures, velocity, and projectile distance of spray processes create a unique set of safety hazards for the operator and those nearby. This section does not cover all health hazards that fall under the topic of TS ( Ref 44 , 45 , 46 , and 47 ). Only the topical areas and some precautions are...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005759
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... Use of Gases in Thermal Spraying” ASM International 9639 Kinsman Rd. Materials Park, OH 44073-0002 tss.asminternational.org/portal/site/tss SG002-02 “Safety Guidelines for Performing Risk Assessments” Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) … … Occupational Safety and...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005590
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... protection against falling in the event of electric shock. Never allow GTAW with wet or damp gloves. They can allow shocks from the high frequency when it is being used. Welding may produce fumes and gases hazardous to health, and breathing these fumes and gases should be avoided. Precautions include...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003088
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Designing to codes and standards Codes for specific products, such as pressure vessels Safety requirements Products—Consumer Products Safety Commission Warnings Unintended uses Labels Manufacturing—Occupational Safety and Health Administration Environmental requirements...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005102
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... plate is inserted and then rests on the surface of the plate. When there is no workpiece in the machine, the guards rest within 6.4 mm ( 1 4 in.) of the surface of the table. Shears should comply with the construction requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and National Safety...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04b.a0005926
EISBN: 978-1-62708-166-5
... procedures, and reference the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for additional information. Furnace atmospheres (endothermic, exothermic, dissociated ammonia, dissociated alcohols, and nitrogen base) normally consist...