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Document ID (ISN)76135
CIS number 01-245
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1707-6
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission
Title The guide to safe use of power-operated paper-cutting guillotines
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., Nov. 1999. vi, 74p. Illus. 41 ref. Price: GBP 7.50.
Abstract Power-operated paper-cutting guillotines are widely used in the paper and printing industries. They have caused serious accidents, including amputation, bruising and crushing. This safety guide contains practical advice on safe working with of guillotines. Topics covered: machine and safeguard types, hazards and accidents; advice for users; guidance on competencies; technical standards; advice for the manufacturers and suppliers of new machines. Replaces CIS 91-317.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; United Kingdom; paper and paper products industry; safe working methods; paper guillotines and trimmers
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; safety by design; automatic control; electrical safety; electronic guards; photoelectric guards; mechanical hazards; data sheet; safety training in industry; safety checks; periodical checks; check lists; information of personnel; safety guides; maintenance
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Machinery and tools
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Paper and paper products industry