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.




Resources:


General:

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.




Lockout/Tagout:

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

NYCOSH Lockout/Tagout Factsheets



Manufacturing-related Ergonomics:

Sewing and Related Procedures - Ergonomics, OSHA e-tool



Other:

Precautions for Cleaning Water-tube Boilers, NYCOSH



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


Initiatives
NYCOSH Offices:

New York City
61 Broadway - Suite 1710
NY, NY 10006
212-227-6440
(Fax) 212-227-9854

Long Island
150 Motor Parkway - Suite 306
Hauppauge, NY 11788
631-435-1857/1865
(Fax) 631-435-1893