Safety: Best Practices with Coatings

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Here are some resources or notes about safety with Coating products.

Generally Hazardous Products

Procedures that Require Attention

  • Urethaning or application of resin should be done with a safety mask w/organic filters.
  • Glass fibers can be hazardous when sanding. Work in an appropriate area, w/proper mask and ventilation.

Misc Notes

Epoxy Resin

No escape: Dangers of Confined Spaces - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeaX0IRjyd8

https://www.csb.gov/videos/no-escape-dangers-of-confined-spaces/

In this video by the USCSB, you can see how epoxy resin use in a dam pipe, caused death by smoke inhalation for the workers inside. Epoxy resin is not necessarily explosive, yet it will burn and generate noxious gas.