Supervisors Safety Manual (1964)Product Code: 1204
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Title: Supervisors Safety Manual
Author: National Safety Council, Chicago, USA
Publication Date: 1964
This book says:
"Approximately two-thirds of all occupational disease exposures fall under the following three classificatins:
1. Exposurs to organic, nonmetallic dusts, mostly from grinding. This group includes exposures to silica and asbestos.
2. Exposures to lead and its components.
3. Exposures to carbon monoxide."
"A process which produces dust fine enough to remain suspended in the air while it is being breathed should be regarded as questionable until it has been proved safe."
From the Chapter on Personal Protective Equipment:
Asbestos suits are described: "Aluminized asbestos is used for heavy duty suits"
Asbesots clothing described: "Asbestos is used as protection against intense conducted head and against flames. When used with a radiation barrier of reflective material, asbestos offers excellent protection in fire-fighting and rescue work."
Asbestos Gloves are mentioned.
Section on Respiratory protective equipment:
Mentions that there is a type of mechanical filter respirator for asbestos.
Chapter on Fire Prevention and Control has a section on Welding which mentions the use of asbestos blankets to cover wood floors.
1961 Edition, 4th Printing, June 1964
This book has information on personal protective equipment, health and industrial hygiene, materials handling and storage, fire prevention and control, as well as other topics about preventing accidents and sickness.
This book recommends the use of preplacement physical examinations, periodic examinations, and special examinations..
Here's one quote from this section:
"For exposures to materials which accumulate more slowly in the body, like insoluable lead compounds or silica, periodic examinations might at first be given monthly and then semiannually or annually as experience with the process develops."
This book also has information on the use of Local Exhaust.
Condition: Acceptable. Covers have wear. Notes to endpapers. Some pages have underlining, bracketing, and a few notes.
Weight: 1lb 9oz
Dimensions: 6.00" x 8.75"