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Document ID (ISN)41157
CIS number 84-250
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Title Screen printing: prevention of accidents and poisoning
Original title La sérigraphie: prévention des risques d'accidents et d'intoxication [in French]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1983, No.10, p.578-585. Illus.
Abstract Recall of techniques and products used in screen printing: binders (natural or synthetic resins), inorganic or organic pigments, solvents, thinners, fillers and other additives, detergents. Hazard evaluation: accidents with automated machinery, poisoning, fires, explosions. Preventive measures: inspection and maintenance of electrical equipment, installation of fire detection and alarm systems, fire-fighting equipment, machinery guarding, monitoring for airborne harmful substances, exhaust ventilation of pollutants, general ventilation. Different work phases are dealt with: screen preparation, ink preparation, printing, drying, screen cleaning and renewal.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; dangerous equipment; screen printing; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; fire hazards; ventilation; toxic substances; printing inks
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry