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Document ID (ISN)58223
CIS number 92-735
Year 1990
Convention or series no. AFS 1983:9
Title Ordinance concerning machinery used in graphical work [Sweden]
Bibliographic information National Swedish Board of Occupational Safety and Health (Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen), Publikationsservice, 171 84 Solna, Sweden, 1990. 21p. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract Translation into English of the Regulations originally abstracted as CIS 83-1823. They became effective on 1 Apr. 1984, and apply to machinery installed before 1 apr. 1989. They set the standards for the ergonomic design and for the safety of graphic arts equipment. Contents: definitions; word processing workstations (CRT displays 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; platen printing machines; directive; stapling; visual display terminals; paper guillotines and trimmers; translation; cylinder 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