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Document ID (ISN)59980
CIS number 93-671
Year 1991
Convention or series no. ZH 1/170
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften
Title Safety rules pertaining to controls of printing and paper converting machinery
Original title Sicherheitsregeln fŘr die Steuerungen von Druck - und Papierverarbeitungsmaschinen [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburger Strasse 449, D-W-5000 K÷ln 41, Germany, Oct 1991. 22p.
Abstract These safety rules concern controls of machines used in the printing and paper converting industry, as regulated by German directives VBG 5 (Power equipment, see CIS 89-47) and VBG 7i (Printing and paper converting, see CIS 87-373). Contents: scope; definitions; general requirements (three categories of equipment are established); machinery and equipment; operation of equipment; inspection; entry into force (1 Jan. 1992 for electromechanical controls; 1 Oct. 1991 for others). In appendix: what to do in case of a malfunction; list of possible malfunctions; prescriptions and related safety rules.
Descriptors (primary) paper and cardboard converting industry; printing industry; Germany (Federal Republic of); paper and paper products industry; cardboard; machinery; paper
Descriptors (secondary) printing and duplicating; safety by design; safety devices; acoustic signalling; paper converting machines (web-fed); cylinder printing machines; roller coating machines; gluing; maintenance and repair; presses; baling presses; shearing and cutting; paper guillotines and trimmers; two-hand controls; explosion prevention; safe working methods; inspection; equipment testing; directive; comment on directive; safety guides; dangerous substances
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Paper and paper products industry