Glass Handling Standard Focused on PPE, Risk Assessment

ASTM E2875/E2875M highlights critical risks to the body from glass handling, as well as the need for risk assessment, especially to the neck and other major artery areas.

One of the latest health and safety standards from ASTM is ASTM E2875/E2875M, Guide for Personal Protective Equipment for the Handling of Flat Glass, which was developed by Subcommittee E34.35 on Safe Handling of Glass.Its use will help to reduce accidents involving the handling of annealed (strengthened) glass by aiding in the selection of PPE, according to ASTM.

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600450 Glass Handling Standard Focused on PPE, Risk Assessment
Date: 20 August 2012

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