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Hazards and Solutions

The following references aid in recognizing industry hazards in the workplace and provide examples of possible solutions.

Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)
Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes; and Walking-Working Surfaces, General Requirements
Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts)
Overhead and Gantry Cranes
Additional safety and health concerns in this industry include:

Confined Spaces

Heat Stress

Hexavalent Chromium

Machine Guarding


  • Chaparral Steel Case Study: MASH Program. OSHA and The Steel Group Case Study, (December 2005). Shows how Chaparral Steel implemented its "Manager Accountable for Safety and Health" (MASH) program to educate managers, supervisors, and team leaders about OSHA compliance, safe work practices, and company-specific policies and procedures.

Noise and Hearing Conservation

Personal Protective Equipment

Process Safety Management (PSM)

Respiratory Protection

Welding, Cutting and Heating

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