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Document ID (ISN)61916
CIS number 94-599
ISBN(s) 0-477-03534-5
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Title Approved code of practice for safety in photoengraving and lithographic processes
Bibliographic information Occupational Safety and Health Service, Department of Labour, P.O. Box 3705, Wellington, New Zealand, Oct. 1993. 26p. Illus. Price: NZD 10.00.
Abstract Contents of this code of practice: summary of the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (CIS 93-701); processes discussed in this code; brief summary of occupational safety and health policy in relation to photoengraving; general precautions and safe work methods (handling of acids and organic solvents, machines with condensing systems); precautions during the etching of magnesium and zinc plates, washout of photopolymer plates and lithographic etching with corrosive fluids.
Descriptors (primary) New Zealand; health engineering; photoengraving; lithography
Descriptors (secondary) corrosive substances; local exhaust; acids; chemical milling; directive; limitation of exposure; exhaust ventilation; safe working methods; organic solvents
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceNew Zealand
Subject(s) Other industries and occupations
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry