Paint Safety -A Stroke of Genius.ppt

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					 Paint Safety

A Stroke of Genius
             Chemical Hazards
• Work in a well ventilated area

• Wear a safety mask and goggles

• If paint gets in your eyes or mouth, wash out with
  lots of water and get medical help

• If using paint thinner, make sure to properly
  dispose of the rag, as it is high flammable.
        More Chemical Hazards
• Do not leave paint or solvent tins open over
  night, especially in areas with poor airflow

• Close tin lids tightly

• Wear gloves if provided
    Even More Chemical Hazards
• Never bunch up rags with paint thinner or
  other such chemicals, as they could
  spontaneously catch fire!

• Do not mix paints and solvents!
             Physical Hazards
• Mark off all areas where pain has spilled and
  do not go there until the paint has been
  cleaned up or fully dried.

• Only throw away empty paint cans when that
  are dry
         More Physical Hazards
• Make sure all cover sheets are flat on the floor
  to avoid tripping people.

• Use cloth cover sheets if possible. Less
  slippery than plastic.
 General Safety Tips

Always read the
    label!!
Store paint away from
        flames
            List of References
• Paint Safety, Available at: http://www.paint-
  worx.com/PaintSafety.htm

• Paint Safety Tips, Available at:
  http://www.hometips.com/articles/paint/pain
  ting_safety.html

				
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