MODERN CASTING recently completed a safety-focused issue, and the information is still flowing in from our sources.
Richard De Angelis, a communications officer with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Association, suggests clicking here for more information on how you can be a safer metalcaster.
Scroll down when you get to the site and spend some time clicking through the links under “Products and Resources.” There, you’ll find information on lockout/tagout standards, forklift operation, heat stress, lead exposure, respiratory protection, silica exposure and maintaining a properly ventilated manufacturing plant.
De Angelis also suggests this e-tool for information on safely melting lead-based alloys.
You’ll be surprised how much a little safety reading can change the way you see your plant during a walk through. And that will make you a safer metalcaster.
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