Basic Steel Products

Overview

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The basic steel products industry is involved in manufacturing hot metal, pig iron, and silvery pig iron from iron ore and iron and steel scrap. It also converts pig iron, scrap iron, and scrap steel into steel, and hot rolls iron and steel into basic shapes such as plates, sheets, strips, rods, bars, and tubing. This industry also uses blast furnaces and coke ovens.

Standards

Exposures to hazards present in steel operations are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry.

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Hazards and Solutions

Provides references that aid in recognizing industry hazards in the workplace and provide examples of possible solutions.

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Safety and Health Programs

Provides information that can help employers develop and implement a safety and health program.

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Additional Resources

Provides links and references to additional resources related to basic steel products.

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Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers