ERIC Number: ED176119
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
IBPAT/OSHA Health and Safety Education Book.
International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, Washington, DC.
Designed for paint and allied trade workers, this manual/reference guide contains information and guidelines for (1) workers in general occupational health hazards, (2) hazards particular to each trade group, (3) control of occupational hazards, (4) worker rights and responsibilities, (5) how to call in outside help, and (6) Occupational Safety and Health Act standards and policies. Following an introductory section, the first of fourteen additional sections presents facts about occupational accidents in the paint and allied trades. Sections 3 and 4 discuss health hazards and ways of exposure to them. The fifth and sixth sections expound on controlling health hazards and personal protective equipment. Sections 7 and 8 focus on hazards specific to the paint and allied trades and accident causation. Specific accidents such as falls, fires, and strains are discussed in the next four sections. Section 13 describes worker rights and responsibilities relating to health and safety. The final two sections summarize the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the role of safety and health committees. Appended material includes a discussion of widely used substances of the paint and allied trades, guidelines for selecting personal protective equipment, and worker rights and responsibilities. (LRA)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Accidents, Building Trades, Guidelines, Health, Health Education, Injuries, Occupational Diseases, Painting (Industrial Arts), Prevention, Reference Materials, Safety Education, Safety Equipment, Trade and Industrial Education
IBPAT/OSH Training Project, 1750 New York Avenue, N.W., 5th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20036
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Occupational Safety and Health Act 1970