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Jan 21, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Toxic Metal

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/metalsheavy/index.html

This page provides a starting point for technical and regulatory information about toxic metals.

Source: OSHA

Dec 01, 2016
Metal Industry Guidelines for Safe Work

http://www.acc.co.nz/PRD_EXT_CSMP/groups/external_ip/documents/publications_promotion/wpc114254.pdf

This booklet has been put together by members of the metals industry to give guidance on safe practices for both large and small workshops.

Source: ACC New Zealand

May 01, 2008
Oregon OSHA Hazard Alert - Combustible Dust

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/hazard/2993-17.pdf

This hazard alert addresses an explosion and fire caused when sugar dust ignited causing injuries and deaths. This alert addresses the risk of this occurring related to wood dust, powder-coating filters, grains and other products.

Source: Oregon OSHA