Artist's Complete Health and Safety Guide

ISBN-10: 1581152043

ISBN-13: 9781581152043

Edition: 3rd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Monona Rossol

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This guide shows artists how to handle materials safely while practising their craft. This revision details life-saving safety and ventilation equipment, discoveries on toxins and pollutants found in materials, and changes in government regulations.
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List price: $24.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

List of Tables and Figures
The Regulated Art World
Health and Safety Laws
Health Hazards and the Body
Chemical Health Hazards and Their Control
Physical Hazards and Their Control
Identifying Hazardous Materials
General Precautions
Respiratory Protection
Artists' Raw Materials
Pigments and Dyes
Metals and Metal Compounds
Plastics and Adhesives
Precautions for Individual Media
Painting and Drawing
Textile Arts
Leather and Other Animal Products
Stained Glass
Ceramic, Glass, and Enamel Surface Treatments
Sculpture, Lapidary, and Modeling Materials
Metal Surface Treatments
Brazing, Soldering, Casting, and Smithing
Photography and Photoprinting
The Next Generation
Teaching Art
Reproductive Risks
Sources and Annotated Reference List
Arts, Crafts, and Theater Safety
Governmental Agencies
Standards Organizations
Commercial Sources
Annotated Reference List
List of Tables and Figures
Applicable OSHA Regulations
TLV-TWAs of Common Substances
Relationship Between Noise Intensity and Decibel Level
Threshold Limit Values for Noise
Regions of the Optical Radiation Spectrum
Industrial Ventilation
Respirator Cartridges and Filters
Air-Quality Limits for Various Solvents
Common Solvents and Their Hazards
Hazards of Pigments
Hazards of Dyes by Class
Benzidine-Congener Dyes
Examples of Threshold Limit Values for Metals
Hazards of Metals and Metal Compounds
Toxic Effects of Common Radicals
Air-Quality Standards for Silica
Hazards of Common Minerals Used in Ceramics, Sculpture, Lapidary, and Abrasives
Additives Common in Water-Based Emulsions
Hazards of Adhesives and Polymers
Ventilation and Precautions for Painting and Drawing Media
Hazards of Mordants, Dye-Assisting, and Discharge Chemicals
Sources of Toxic Kiln Emissions
Drinking Water Standards Compared to Federal and California Lead and Cadmium Glaze Leaching Standards
Threshold Values for Some Wax Emissions
Some Chemicals Emitted by Two Brands of Scented Candles
Metal Cleansers and Degreasers
Flux, Patina, and Metal Colorant Chemicals
Composition of Common Alloys
Proposed Wood Dust Standards
Common Darkroom Air Contaminants
Precautions for Photoprint Chemicals
Outline for a Complete Art Teacher Hazard Communication Training
Art Materials and Projects for Children and Other High-Risk Individuals
Referenced Daily Intakes for Minerals
Typical A-Weighted Noise Levels in Decibels [dBA]
Material Safety Data Sheet
Minimum Information Required on Canadian MSDSs for Controlled Products
ANSI Protection Standards
Eye Protection Products
Dilution Ventilation
Industrial Ventilation--Processes Requiring Dilution Ventilation
Dust Collecting System for a Grinding Wheel
Spray Booth
Movable Exhaust System
Canopy Hood over a Kiln
Slot Hood
Glove Box for Handling Dry Powders
Negative Pressure Ventilation System
Lead Warning Symbol
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