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Cat: Sandblasting Safety

Safety and health requirements for sandblasting. Description of sandblasting equipment. What you can do to control the hazards from silica. Canadian safety requirements that must be undertaken by blast operators and other crew personnel for safe sandblast cleaning.

10 Resources
Abrasive Blasting Manual [37734] ?

For preventing silicosis

Canada: Safe Sandblast Cleaning [pdf] [18407] ?

Safety precautions that must be undertaken by blast operators and other crew personnel

Considerations for Sandblasting Safety [35637] ?

A toolbox topic

Dangers of Sandblasting [18370] ?

Safety talk on sandblasting suitable for employees

MSDS - Silica [18371] ?

7 page MSDS on silica

Preventing Silicosis and Deaths From Sandblasting [35652] ?

Manual provides knowledge to conduct sandblasting safely

Sandblasting & Silica Exposure Control Plan [pdf] [35638] ?

For respirable crystalline silica and other contaminants during abrasive- blasting operations

Sandblasting - A High Risk Occupation [35653] ?

Covers the basics health hazards associated with sandblasting

Sandblasting Safety Materials [18406] ?

For employers

SOP for Sandblasting Safety [35649] ?

An example of safe operating procedures for sandblasting


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