Environmental, Health, & Safety

Health and Safety

General

Silica

AFS is committed to the elimination of the adverse health effects associated with the inhalation of crystalline silica. The association holds annual Environmental, Health, & Safety Conferences, along with safety seminars and webinars throughout the year. 

AFS members have full access to a wide array of resources designed to guide them toward compliance with OSHA’s new, more restrictive, crystalline silica rule.

Respiratory Protection

Environment

Air 

This section provides information on air-related regulatory and technical matters pertinent to the metal casting industry. This information is developed and periodically updated by  the AFS Air Quality Committee. 

Water 

This section provides information on water-related regulatory and technical matters pertinent to the metal casting industry. This information is developed and periodically updated by the AFS Water, Waste, & Byproducts Management Committee.

Waste & Byproducts

This section provides information on Waste-related and byproducts-related (ie. Beneficial Use) regulatory and technical matters pertinent to the metal casting industry. This information is developed and periodically updated by the AFS Water, Waste, & Byproducts Management Committee.

Radioactive Screening of Scrap Metal

Sustainability in Metalcasting

Environmental Justice

Events, Webinars, and Awards

Government and Policy