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Forging Safety Manual

Fully illustrated, this 89-page manual published in conjunction with the National Safety Council includes chapters on safety in: raw materials and materials handling; die sinking; die setup and removal; forging equipment; forging operations; heating; finishing; and many more.

Hammer & Press Safety (Video/DVD)

A must-have training video for forge hammer or press operators! Packaged together on one tape, separate sections speak directly to your operational crews about the safe operation of their equipment. Topics include: Crew Safety Responsibilities, Set-up, Heating, Guarding and Forging.

Most Frequently Asked OSHA Questions

This handy 10 page reference booklet contains information on: Where to find forging equipment requirements in the Code of Federal Regulations; Forging and employee noise exposure; Tips on how to handle an OSHA inspection... and more!

Occupational Injury & Illness Report (Annual)

Based on OSHA 300 log data, this yearly survey breaks forging industry injury and illness data into four comparative size groups (based on number of employees). Format includes average OSHA recordable frequency rate, incidence and severity rates, restricted duty days, and more.

Safety & Health Orientation For The Forging Industry (Video/DVD)

Filmed in forge shops! For use as new employee safety orientation and refresher training, this 23 minute video addresses basic safety and health issues in the forging industry. Content includes employee responsibilities, personal protective equipment, housekeeping, safe lifting, material handling, first aid, machine guarding, hazard communication, confined spaces and more. Included with the video are training participation cards that may be issued to employees. A must for every forging safety program!

Safety Checklists For Forging Equipment

Available in booklet or 3.5" disk in MS Word 6.0 format, the following Safety Checklists for the forging environment have been prepared by the FIA's Safety and Health Committee:

  • Bulldozer
  • Forge Hammer
  • Forge Press
  • Horizontal Bandsaw
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Power Press
  • Ring Rolling
  • Rolls
  • Shears
  • Slugger Shear
  • Swager
  • Upsetter