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[171] A jewelry workshop safety report: Safety and Substitutes
This talk briefly reviews issues of studio safety and discusses ways of recognizing risks in the studio and reducing hazard by substitution of materials or processes. The premise is that any reduction in risk improves the safety conditions of the goldsmith and artist. This approach to safety is practiced officially in European countries but is fairly new to North America. This paper today can only touch on things, be a skim, a snapshot. It is in fact a work in progress. The subject is a gigantic one, it feels rather like climbing a mountain where when you crest what appears to be the top of the rise there is yet another peak in front of one. This paper therefore skips and minimizes many important details. The book we are working on will address things in more depth.... (1998)
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Show me more articles from: [The Jewelry Workshop Safety Report]|[Charles Lewton-Brain]
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ISBN: 0969851049

 

[1048] At the Bench Maintenance Schedule
Take a look around you. Chances are there is a flex-shaft or a dust collector you´ve neglected because you´ve been too busy making jewelry. As you put your heart and soul into your work, don´t forget to take a little time to give some TLC to your bench tools and equipment. Follow this simple maintenance schedule suggested by the bench gurus at Stuller Inc. to keep your favorite tools shipshape..... (2013)
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ISBN: B00006K39S

 

[196] Basic Fire Safety Hints for Jewelers
Have a fire plan; ask your fire department for advice. Keep the appropriate extinguishers around and in good shape. Get ABC all-purpose extinguishers. Get the manufacturers manual and read all the instructions carefully at least three times. Review your fire safety now and then. Make sure you know how to use an extinguisher properly, sweeping back and forth at the base of the fire from 6-10 feet away. Realize that your extinguisher will only work for 15-20 seconds, so have more than one around. Mount them near exits. Dry chemical extinguishers of the stored pressure kind need to be.... (2002)
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[182] Basic Safety Principles
Aim for: a well laid-out, orderly workshop, well-lit by multiple non glare light sources, well-maintained equipment, electrically and fire safe, with low dust and few procedures involving solvents, with excellent local ventilation at the appropriate work stations (such as investing or melting areas), the use of work clothing, which is cleaned frequently, lots of personal safety equipment.... (2002)
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Show me more articles from: [Brain Press Publications]|[Charles Lewton-Brain]
Releated Categories: [Workshop Safety]|[Beginner's Corner]

 

[40] Casting Safety: a glimpse
Here's something to aim for: a well laid-out, orderly workshop, well-lit by multiple non glare light sources, well-maintained equipment, electrically and fire safe, with low dust and few procedures involving solvents, with excellent local ventilation at the appropriate work.... (1999)
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Show me more articles from: [The Jewelry Workshop Safety Report]|[Charles Lewton-Brain]
Releated Categories: [Lost Wax Casting]|[Workshop Safety]
ISBN: 0969851049

 

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