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Art Safety Procedures for Art Schools and Art Departments (Entire manual)

Preface and Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. A Health and Safety Program

Chapter 3. Hazard Communication

Chapter 4. Emergency Procedures

Chapter 5. Laws and Regulations

Chapter 6. General Precautions

Chapter 7. Personal Protective Equipment

Chapter 8. Fire Safety

Chapter 9. Waste Management

Chapter 10. Safety

Appendices

Checklist for Art Schools and Departments

Asthma and Death from Diisocyanate Exposure

Occupational Health Clinics and Arts Medicine Services (directory by state)

Contact Lenses in the Studio

A Health and Safety Manual for Motion Picture and Television Production (Entire manual)

Introduction

Chapter 1. What is the Problem?

Chapter 2. Planning for Health and Safety

Chapter 3. Location Selection

Chapter 4. Preproduction

Chapter 5. On Location

Chapter 6. Procedures for High Risk Situations

Chapter 7. Special Effects

Chapter 8. Stunts

Chapter 9. Medical Services

Chapter 10. Laws and Regulations

Appendices

Government Health and Safety Agencies (directory by region)

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems

Office Indoor Air Quality

Integrated Pest Management: Not a Fad or Fancy Term but a Valid Operational Strategy

The Health Effects of Mercury

Material Safety Data Sheets

Emergency Plans for Museum Conservation Laboratories

Occupational Hazards in Music

Musculoskeletal Problems in Musicians

Hearing Loss in Musicians

New NIOSH Respirator Rule (1995)

Nitrocellulose Film Hazards in Conservation

Controversy Over "Non-Toxic" Label

Occupational Exposure to Lead

Oil Painting Hazards in Classrooms

Retention of DOT Markings, Placards, and Labels (Dept. of Labor ruling)

Bloodborne Facts: Protect Yourself When Handling Sharps

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories

Art Painting and Drawing: Hazards and Precautions

Paint Removers

Papermaking Hazards

Photographic Processing Hazards in Schools

Photographic Processing Hazards

Regional Poison Control Centers (PCCS) (directory by state)

Survey of Hazards Assessment for Personal Protective Equipment

Updated Regulations for Personal Protective Equipment for OSHA employees

Health and Safety for Historic Structures Preservation

Lithography, Intaglio and Relief Printing

Reading Label Warnings on Art Materials

Reproductive Hazards in the Arts and Crafts

Miscellaneous Health and Safety Resources

Respirators

Respirator Program

A Health and Safety Program for Arts Organizations: Why have one?

School Safety Procedures for Art and Industrial Art Programs (entire manual)

Preface and Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. A Health and Safety Program

Chapter 3. Hazard Communication

Chapter 4. Emergency Procedures

Chapter 5. Laws and Regulations

Chapter 6. General Chemical Precautions

Chapter 7. Physical Hazards

Chapter 8. Fire Safety

Chapter 9. Personal Protective Equipment

Chapter 10. Waste Management

Appendices

Traditional Sculpture Hazards

Health and Safety for Secondary School Arts and Industrial Arts

Using a Safer Mordant Intaglio Etching on Aluminum and Zinc

Shared Musical Instruments

Silica: Silicosis and Your Health

Silk Screen Printing

Smoke and Fog Hazards

Health Hazards of Solvents

Solvents Used in the Arts

Emergency Response to Spills and Leaks

Spraying Flammable and Combustible Liquids: OSHA Regulations

Students Supervision After Hours

Stunt Safety Articles

Safer Substitutes in Art (for schools)

What Should Not Be Taught

Theater Safety

Theater Health and Safety Self-Evaluation Checklist

OSHA Health and Safety Training Requirements: Fact Sheet

Ventilation

Checking your Ventilation System

Outline of Art Safety: Hazards and Precautions

Performing Arts Safety Videos

Woodworking Hazards

Toxic Woods (chart)