Thermal Metal Spraying

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Apr 01, 2005
Hazard Alert: Fatal Hazard – Thermal Metal Spraying

http://www.lni.wa.gov/safety/hazardalerts/thermalmetalspraying.pdf

Protect yourself and your workers from hazards caused by thermal metal spraying. In 2003, a worker died in Oregon shortly after spending two days applying chromium- and nickel-based thermal sprays at a worksite in Washington State.

Source: WA Department L&I

Aug 01, 2004
Thermal Spray Safety and OSHA Compliance: Protecting operators from ultraviolet light, fumes, dust, compressed air, gases

http://www.thefabricator.com/article/safety/thermal-spray-safety-and-osha-compliance

OSHA has regulations for both facets of thermal spray environment, and shops should be aware of some practical safety tips for how to comply with those regulations.

Source: Fabricator