Manufacturing and Other Industries

Manufacturing workers can be exposed to numerous types of risk for injury and illness, including
safety hazards from machinery, physical hazards from excessive noise, and ergonomic and chemical hazards.



Injury Prevention Resources for Manufacturing, WorkSafe BC

Health & Safety Resources, UAW

Health & Safety Resources, Intl. Assn. of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

Metalworking Fluids:

Metalworking Fluids: Oil Mist and Beyond Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, December 2003

Metalworking Fluids: Safety and Health Best Practices Manual OSHA

Metalworking Fluids in Small Business, QuickStart Guide, Independent Lubricant Manuf. Assn.


Control of Hazardous Energy Source Standard (Lockout/Tagout), OSHA

NYCOSH Lockout/Tagout Factsheets

Manufacturing-related Ergonomics:

Sewing and Related Procedures - Ergonomics, OSHA e-tool


Precautions for Cleaning Water-tube Boilers, NYCOSH

See also NYCOSH resource pages on Chemical, Ergonomic, Physical and Safety Hazards.

NYCOSH Offices:

New York City
61 Broadway - Suite 1710
NY, NY 10006
(Fax) 212-227-9854

Long Island
150 Motor Parkway - Suite 306
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(Fax) 631-435-1893