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Document ID (ISN)55627
CIS number 91-664
ISBN(s) 0-11-885436-4
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Laser safety in printing
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 16p. Illus. 12 ref. Price: GBP 3.00.
Abstract Contents of this safety guide: general principles of the use of lasers in printing and equipment hazards; principles of laser safety and responsibilities of designers, manufacturers and others; safety measures required for typical laser products including printers, copiers, scanners and larger equipment such as engravers and platemaking systems; safety during servicing. Appendices provide a list of relevant legal requirements, an outline of how a laser works, a classification of lasers and laser products, and a summary of engineering safety features.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; lasers; United Kingdom; printing industry
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; maintenance; safety by design; safety guides; safe working methods
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Lasers
Printing, photography and photocopying industry