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Document ID (ISN)101561
CIS number 03-675
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2003
Convention or series no. DMT 94 TC 92
Author(s) Abecassis P., Andéol B., Auburtin G., Beaumont N., Bediot G., Brault A., Carlier H, Daubigney L., Ducrot-Henry L., Fernandez N., Ferry P., Gendre J.C., Incorvaïa A.M., Jacquet F., Juhel A., Lafon D., Lecinq C., Lecompte D., Le Trionnaire C., Malonga E.A., Metin P., Nicolas A., Raymond F., Renin O., Saulnier M., Smolik H.J., Tortellier L., Verger C.
Title Evaluation and prevention of hazards in small offset printing shops
Original title Evaluation et prévention des risques dans les petites imprimeries offset [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 2003, No.94, p.109-150. Illus. 48 ref.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/htm/evaluation_prevention_risques_dans_petites.html [in French]
Abstract Contents of this feature article on the evaluation and prevention of occupational hazards in small offset printing shops: description of the activity in terms of premises, persons employed and production processes; hazards, modes of exposure and risks (mechanical hazards, hazards from inks, additives, cleaning agents and solvents); tests of exposures to solvents, ozone and noise; guidance on the prevention of hazards due to chemicals, mechanical equipment, work postures and noise; guidance on various topics (lighting, electrical equipment, work organization). Appendices include a check list for hazards encountered during the various production steps, as well as an evaluation questionnaire on the guidance presented in this article aimed at occupational safety and health professionals.
Descriptors (primary) small enterprises; printing industry; plant safety and health organization; risk factors; offset printing
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; check lists; France; noise; ozone; electricity; cleaning agents; printing inks; harmful substances; work posture; solvents; premises; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; mechanical hazards; glossary; industrial physicians; work organization
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Small and medium-sized enterprises