SEPTEMBER 2008

OSHA issues scrap metal recycling safety and health hazards guidance report

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new guidance report to assist metal recycling facility employers and employees with safety and health hazards issues that arise from scrap metal recycling.

The guide can assist with the identification of the various hazards associated with exposure to various metals and processing chemicals. It will also assist in managing and identifying the hazards related to the processes and equipment used in metal scrap recycling operations.