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Document ID (ISN)55135
CIS number 91-317
ISBN(s) 0-11-885460-7
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Printing Industry Advisory Committee, Health and Safety Commission
Title Safety at power operated paper cutting guillotines
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1988. 45p. Illus. Price: GBP 2.25.
Abstract Topics covered in this booklet: potential hazards; safety considerations of machine design; design and location of controls; safeguarding measures including types of guard, electrosensitive and photoelectric safety systems, required performance standards for new and existing machines, electrical control equipment, necessary precautions during gauging and safety of the rear table; routine maintenance, testing and operational checks; training and safe working practices; information to be made available to users; electrical safety and integrity of electrical control systems.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; United Kingdom; paper and paper products industry; mechanical hazards; paper guillotines and trimmers
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; maintenance; automatic control; electrical safety; electronic guards; photoelectric guards; safety by design; replaced; safety training in industry; periodical checks; information of personnel; safety guides; safe working methods
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Machinery and tools
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Paper and paper products industry