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Document ID (ISN)59789
CIS number 93-639
ISBN(s) 0-11-886375-4
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
The Scottish Office
Title Fire safety in the printing industry
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. vi, 50p. Illus. 77 ref. Price: GBP 6.00.
Abstract Contents of this guidance note: legal requirements; causes of fires; fire risk management; general fire precautions (training, means of escape, fire alarms, sprinklers and smoke control systems, extinguishers, maintenance and testing); housekeeping; hazards and precautions in various operations. Appendices include: examples of fires in the printing industry; selecting the appropriate extinguisher; permit-to-work; fire-resisting structures; solvent recovery; safety precautions for blanket wash systems in heat-set web offset printing.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; United Kingdom; fire prevention; fire protection; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) flammable liquids; sources of ignition; storage; hazard evaluation; fire alarms; fire resisting structures; permits-to-work; escape means; legislation; data sheet; role of management; fire drills; portable fire extinguishers
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry