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Document ID (ISN)40712
CIS number 83-1823
ISBN(s) 91-38-07564-4
Year 1983
Convention or series no. AFS 1983:9
Author(s)
National Board of Occupational Safety and Health (Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen)
Title Ordinance on machinery and equipment used in the graphic arts, with commentaries
Original title Kung÷relse om maskiner och annan utrustning f÷r grafiskt arbete med kommentarer [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information LiberDistribution, 163 89 Stockholm, Sweden, 20 Sep. 1983. 23p. Illus.
Abstract This regulation (effective 1 Apr. 1984, for machinery installed before this date: 1 Apr. 1989) sets the standards for the ergonomic design and for the safety of graphic arts equipment. It includes: definitions; word processing workstations (CRT display terminals, keyboards, light tables, lighting, copiers, plate etching equipment); printing presses (platen presses, cylinder presses); cutters (guillotines, circular shears); cutting-out and embossing platens; folders; staplers. Commentary describes and illustrates with numerous examples the protective devices.
Descriptors (primary) safety engineering; Sweden; machinery guarding regulations; machinery; printing industry
Descriptors (secondary) nip protection; press-type cutting machines; safety devices; workplace design; directive; cylinder printing machines; stapling; visual display terminals; paper guillotines and trimmers; platen printing machines
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry