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Battery production (Third World)

Postby Galactic Greyhound » Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:28 pm

WARNING: Lead and Sulphuric Acid are dangerous materials to work with causing long term health hazards and even death.

Lead and lead fumes are toxic with the ability to pass through skin and lungs causing organ damage, growth retardation, brain damage and genetic mutation amongst other life-threatening illnesses.

Do not try this at home!

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Postby windmill john » Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:43 pm

You wonder sometimes, ignorance is bliss.

Now I’ve got into woodwork, I was not aware that certain woods are more toxic than others when sanding.
If it were not for the reading I’m doing, I may never have known.

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Postby george baker » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:30 am

hi
Lead and lead fumes are toxic with the ability to pass through skin and lungs causing organ damage, growth retardation, brain damage and genetic mutation amongst other life-threatening illnesses.
I used to work on a Lead woks making Lead chemicals and was amazed at how little some workers cared even when told, willful ignorance is bliss! (The management were not much better). SOME Workers did not wash even though they had "wash up time", went home in their dirty clothes to spread lead around the streets making it look like we had a dirty factory, and dropped lead dust in the pub and around their children. [/Rant]

I was happy to move to a factory with big tanks of acid (and TONS, Literally) of Chlorine gas.

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Postby Galactic Greyhound » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:07 am

Hi George,

You certainly worked in hazardous environments - lead, acid and Chlorine gas!

I was brought up around Glasgow.
Many Glasgow people were then below average height and by repute 'short and tough'.

This condition was later believed to have been caused by the long-term use of lead water pipes which fed the tenement buildings and which were not replaced until the dangers of lead were fully realised.
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Postby george baker » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:41 am

Hi
Tons of Sulphur dioxide, cwt drums of Sodium Cyanide, Tons of concentrated Sulphuric acid, Tons of Hot Tar, Tons of Creosote
as well.

But remember a ton of concentrated sulphuric acid is only around 120 gallons.

Lead pipes are supposed to be more hazardous in Hard water areas due to dissolution, and Mozart is supposed to have died early due to his liking for sweet wine which was sweetened with lead salts (acetate?)

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Postby DEEP DIVER » Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:01 pm

As an apprentice we used to work on steam pipes. The flange joints were sealed with some very bad stuff. We mixed red lead powder with white lead paste till nice and pink, then spread all over the flange and then coiled asbestos string into the paste. Fitted the pipes together and bolted them up. All with no gloves. As soon as you finished it was wash hands with a stiff brush.
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Re: Battery production (Third World)

Postby King Herald » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:28 pm

I lived in the Far East for some 20 years, saw so much unbelievably unsafe stuff happening. And usually they simply don’t care, laugh even, if you try to point out a safer way to do things.

Safety boots, goggles, hard hats, dust masks, ear protection, no, no chance, they don’t want to bother.
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