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The printers guide to health and safety

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The printers guide to health and safety
The printers guide to health and safety

This publication is a wide-ranging guide to health and safety aspects of the printing industry. It is aimed at both employers and employees and is designed to be the lynchpin for the Printing Industry Advisory Committee's guidance over the next few years. It outlines the more serious and frequent hazards in the industry and offers advice on how to deal with them. the book provides signposts to other sources of information and sets out the legal requirements affecting printing, providing practical advice on how to meet them.

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 Managing health and safety
  • Chapter 2 Training
  • Chapter 3 Workplace and transport safety
  • Chapter 4 Health risks
  • Chapter 5 Process safety
  • Chapter 6 Electricity
  • Chapter 7 Fire and explosion
  • Chapter 8 Maintenance
  • Appendices
  • References
  • Further information
  • Index.

Supersedes and incorporates ISBN 0717614867 'The Printer's Guide to Health and Safety'. 'Handling reels of paper and board.' ISBN 0118837419, 'Providing for occupational health in the printing industry.' (IACL41), 'Making your safety policy work.' (IACL14), 'Printers - are you complying with COSHH.' (IACL42,) 'Monitoring for health and safety in print: a guide to management action' (IACL65) 'Safety in newspaper production' 0118836773 'Investigation of accidents and ill health in the printing industry' (IACL67) and 'Health and safety for small firms in the print industry.' ISBN 0118838512 
HSC, Printing Industry Advisory Committee
Published by
HSE Books
Publication Date
191 pages
A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Approx Weight
0.55 kg
HS Code