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Health Hazards Manual for Artists

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ISBN-10: 1599213184

ISBN-13: 9781599213187

Edition: 6th 2008

Authors: Michael McCann, Angela Babin

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HEALTH HAZARDS MANUAL FOR ARTISTS, 6th editionnbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; (Lyons) Michael McCann, Ph.D., CIH nbsp; nbsp; The most current safety information artists need to know nbsp; nbsp; This is the trusted resource for working artists and art students written by the leading authority on these health hazards. Whether you work in painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, woodworking, textiles, computer, or children’s art, this is the only reference book that covers all the dangers associated with metals, minerals, and chemicals. With illustrations throughout, this first aid book shows how to treat injuries and work with proper caution while still being creative. Updates include new ventilation, photo processing, and computer systems. Whether you are a beginner or professional, this is a must for every school, art studio, and home. nbsp; MICHAEL MCCANN, Ph.D., C.I.H.,nbsp;is one of the world's leading authorities on health hazards in the artsnbsp;. He was the founder and President of the Center for Safety in the Artsnbsp;until it closed due to loss of funding in1995, andnbsp;nbsp;is the author of the distinguishedArtistBeware, the most exhaustive reference book on the subject of health hazards for artists.nbsp; nbsp; nbsp;
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 7/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Preface to the Sixth Edition
How Art Materials Affect You
What Is the Problem?
Risk Factors
Effects of Art Materials on the Body
Solvents and Aerosol Sprays
Acids and Alkalis
Metals and Minerals
Hazards of Various Media
Painting and Drawing
Printmaking
Ceramics
Stone, Plaster, Clay, and Wax Sculpture
Woodworking
Plastics Sculpture
Metalworking
Welding
Jewelry and Enameling
Stained Glass and Glassblowing
Textile Arts
Photography
Commercial and Graphic Arts
Alternative Media and Modern Technology
Children and Art Materials
Safety in the Studio
Know Your Materials
Substitution of Safer Materials and Processes
Ventilation
Storage, Handling, and Housekeeping
Fire Prevention
Personal Protective Equipment
Art Student Safety
How to Get Help
Occupational Health Clinics-2007
Safety Supply Sources-2007
Bibliography
Index