Metal Recycling

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Jul 01, 2011
Chemical Release Alert: Chorine Gas Release at Two Scrap Recycling Facilities

http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/ohb/documents/chlorinereleasealert.pdf

This document relates to the investigation of two releases of chlorine gas from closed cylinders brought to scrap metal recycling facilities.

Source: CDPH

Aug 01, 2008
Guidance for the Identification and Control of Safety and Health Hazards in Metal Scrap Recycling

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3348-metal-scrap-recycling.pdf

This guide can help you identify and manage the hazards associated with exposure to various metals and processing chemicals and with related processes and equipment used in metal scrap recycling operations.

Source: OSHA

Sep 01, 2005
Health Hazard Evaluation: Metals Exposures at a Scrap Metal Recycling Facility

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/reports/pdfs/2003-0367-2973.pdf

In this Health Hazard Evaluation, employees were exposed to lead, cadmium, nickel, copper, and arsenic above the OSHA PEL and/or NIOSH REL while torch cutting scrap metal.

Source: NIOSH

May 01, 2005
Health and Safety in the Waste Management and Recycling Industries – Information

http://www.hse.gov.uk/waste/information.htm

This page provides links to sources of information and guidance on health and safety in the United Kingdom Waste Management and Recycling industries.

Source: HSE

Apr 01, 2005
Preventing Lead Poisoning in Scrap Metal Recycling – For Employers and Safety Managers in the Scrap Metal Recycling Business

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/Research/files/lead_scrap.pdf

This pamphlet will help you start to identify and control lead exposures in your operation.

Source: WA Department L&I