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Artist's Complete Health and Safety Guide / Edition 3
     

Artist's Complete Health and Safety Guide / Edition 3

by Monona Rossol
 

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ISBN-10: 1581152043

ISBN-13: 9781581152043

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing

Dozens of at-a-glance tables and charts present vital information about art materials, ingredients, technical hazards, proper protective equipment, and safe work practices simply and accurately. This brand-new third edition is now completely revised and expanded to detail lifesaving new safety and ventilation equipment, present urgent new discoveries on toxins and

Overview

Dozens of at-a-glance tables and charts present vital information about art materials, ingredients, technical hazards, proper protective equipment, and safe work practices simply and accurately. This brand-new third edition is now completely revised and expanded to detail lifesaving new safety and ventilation equipment, present urgent new discoveries on toxins and pollutants found in arts and crafts materials, and explain the controversies surrounding new government regulations. A virtual lifesaver for all art and craft workers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581152043
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
667,683
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

:
PART I: THE REGULATED ART WORLD

        Chapter 1: Health and Safety Laws
        Chapter 2: Health Hazards and the Body       
        Chapter 3: Chemical Health Hazards and Their Control
        Chapter 4: Physical Hazards and Their Control
        Chapter 5: Identifying Hazardous Materials        
        Chapter 6: General Precautions       
        Chapter 7: Ventilation       
        Chapter 8: Respiratory Protection 
        
PART II: ARTISTS' RAW MATERIALS '
       
        Chapter 9: Solvents
        Chapter 10: Pigments and Dyes   
        Chapter 11: Metals and Metal Compounds       
        Chapter 12: Minerals       
        Chapter 13: Plastics and Adhesives

PART III: PRECAUTIONS FOR INDIVIDUAL MEDIA

        Chapter 14: Painting and Drawing        
        Chapter 15: Printmaking
        Chapter 16: Textile Arts
        Chapter 17: Leather and Other Animal Products
        Chapter 18: Ceramics
        Chapter 19: Glass       
        Chapter 20: Stained Glass
        Chapter 21: Enameling   
        Chapter 22: Ceramic, Glass, and Enamel Surface Treatments
        Chapter 23: Sculpture, Lapidary, and Modeling Materials         
        Chapter 24: Metal Surface Treatments
        Chapter 25: Welding
        Chapter 26: Brazing, Soldering, Casting, Smithing
        Chapter 27: Papermaking
        Chapter 28: Woodworking
        Chapter 29: Photography and Photoprinting

PART IV: THE NEXT GENERATION
        Chapter 30: Teaching Art
        Chapter 31: Reproductive Risks to Artists

APPENDIX A: BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SOURCES
        Arts, Crafts, and Theater Safety
        Governmental Agencies
        Standards Organizations
        Commercial Sources
        Annotated Reference List
APPENDIX B: GLOSSARY
INDEX

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