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The Forming of Highly Toxic Fumes in the Air While Working with Glass Published in: American Scientific Glassblowers Society. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Symposium on the Art of Glassblowing 1979, pp. 55-60
From Fumes to Foam: More Glass Safety Tips Published in: The Crafts Report v. 16, no. 176, Nov. 1990, p. 4
There’s Something in the Air by Monona Rossol Health & Safety expert Monona Rossol discusses the basics of studio contaminants. IN: Glass Craftsman, Feb./March 2000
Barazani, Gail. "Hazards of Glass Manufacturing," Glass Studio, no. 12, March/April 1980, pp. 52-58. Deals with the small studio: ventilation, raw materials, construction & repair of furnaces & tanks, finishing operations, .
Barazani, Gail. "Health Hazards," Glass Art Society Journal, no. 5, 1980, pp. 46-48. Actual hazards, preventive measures, sources of approved safety equipment.
Barazani, Gail. "More questions about glass and safety." The Crafts Report, v. 16, no. 171, June 1990, p. 4
Berlye, Milton K. The Encyclopedia of Working With Glass. Revised ed. New York: Everest House Publishers, 1983.
"Safety in Working With Glass": pp. 21-24. See the index under "Safety Precautions" for information related to specific techniques. Blaurock-Busch, E.
"Preventing and Reducing Heavy Metal Exposure," Glass Studio, no. 46, Dec. 1985, pp. 32-34.
Bond, Judith. "Occupational Health Hazards of Glassblowers," Glass Art, v. 4, no. 4, 1976, pp. 26-29. Primarily medical hazards, with some limited preventative information.
Lawrie, John. "Safety Sense," Craft Work: Scotland's Craft Magazine, no. 6, Winter 1984, p. 28.
Basic concerns and hazards of the glass studio. Ventilation (there is also a separate bibliography)
Chouinard, Joanne. "The Solution to Pollution is not Always Dilution." Glass Craftsman, no. 169, Dec. 2001/Jan. 2002, pp. 24-26.
Clark, Nancy. Ventilation. New York: Lyons & Burford, n.d., 1986? (CMGL: N8520.C59)
Hsieh, Irene. "A Personal Experience with Ventilation." Newsletter of the Arizona Society of Glass Beadmakers, Jan. 1998, p. 5.Setting up a ventilations ystem.
Jones, Kathleen H. "Glass Art Studio or Dragon's Den?" Glass Art Magazine, v. 3, no.2, Jan./Feb. 1988, pp. 30-32. Kiln ventilation.
Olsen, Frederick. The Kiln Book. Chilton Book, 1983. Kiln ventilation: p. 220-222.
Wolfersberger, Stan. "Heads up! Ventilation Basics." The Bead Release, v. 6, no. 4, Fall 1999, p. 6. (librarian: John Bunkley)