Health Hazards Manual for Artists / Edition 6

Health Hazards Manual for Artists / Edition 6

by Michael McCann Ph.D., Angela Babin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1599213184

ISBN-13: 9781599213187

Pub. Date: 07/17/2008

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

This is the trusted resource for working artists and art students written by the leading authority on these health hazards. Whether you work in painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, woodworking, textiles, computer, or children’s art, this is the only reference book that covers all the dangers associated with metals, minerals, and chemicals.

Overview

This is the trusted resource for working artists and art students written by the leading authority on these health hazards. Whether you work in painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, woodworking, textiles, computer, or children’s art, this is the only reference book that covers all the dangers associated with metals, minerals, and chemicals. With illustrations throughout, this first aid book shows how to treat injuries and work with proper caution while still being creative. Updates include new ventilation, photo processing, and computer systems. Whether you are a beginner or professional, this is a must for every school, art studio, and home.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599213187
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/17/2008
Edition description:
6th Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
309,694
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Preface to the Sixth Edition     vii
How Art Materials Affect You
What Is the Problem?     2
Risk Factors     7
Effects of Art Materials on the Body     11
Solvents and Aerosol Sprays     19
Acids and Alkalis     24
Metals and Minerals     26
Hazards of Various Media
Painting and Drawing     33
Printmaking     37
Ceramics     43
Stone, Plaster, Clay, and Wax Sculpture     46
Woodworking     49
Plastics Sculpture     54
Metalworking     60
Welding     64
Jewelry and Enameling     66
Stained Glass and Glassblowing     68
Textile Arts     71
Photography     74
Commercial and Graphic Arts     79
Alternative Media and Modern Technology     85
Children and Art Materials     93
Safety in the Studio
Know Your Materials     99
Substitution of Safer Materials and Processes     107
Ventilation     109
Storage, Handling, and Housekeeping     117
Fire Prevention     123
Personal Protective Equipment     129
Art StudentSafety     139
How to Get Help     141
Occupational Health Clinics-2007     144
Safety Supply Sources-2007     153
Bibliography     157
Index     170

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