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Foundry

This information will help employers (including the self-employed) comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), as amended, to control exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) and protect workers’ health.

Foundry [FD]

FD0: Foundry advice for managers

  • Foundry advice for managersThis information will help managers to comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), as amended, to control exposure and protect workers’ health.

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FD1: Fume - General ventilation

  • Fume - General ventilationThis sheet describes good practice using general ventilation. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FD2: Molten metal fume - Melting

  • Molten metal fume - MeltingThis sheet describes good practice using fume extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FD3: Molten metal fume - Pouring and casting

  • Molten metal fume - Pouring and castingThis sheet describes good practice using RPE. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FD4: Sand plant

  • Sand plantThis sheet describes good practice using dust extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FD5: Coremaking and shell moulding (small scale)

  • Coremaking and shell moulding (small scale)This sheet describes good practice using dust extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FD6: Knock-out, shakeout, etc

  • Knock-out, shakeout, etcThis sheet describes good practice using RPE with dust extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FD7: Fettling small castings

  • Fettling small castingsThis sheet describes good practice using dust extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FD8: Fettling large castings

  • Fettling large castingsThis sheet describes good practice using RPE with dust extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FD9: Abrasive blasting small castings in a cabinet

  • Abrasive blasting small castings in a cabinetThis sheet describes good practice using a blasting cabinet. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FD10: Gouging

  • GougingThis sheet describes good practice using RPE with dust and fume extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FD11: Pattern assembly(investment casting)

  • Pattern assembly (investment casting)This sheet describes good practice using fume extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FD12: Spray coating a large casting(open workshop)

  • Spray coating a large casting (open workshop)This sheet describes good practice using respiratory protective equipment (RPE). It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FD13: Cleaning dust collectors

  • Cleaning dust collectorsThis sheet describes good practice using RPE. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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FD14: Furnace relining

  • Furnace reliningThis sheet describes good practice using RPE. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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2015-05-28