|Document ID (ISN)||76413|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Printing Information Sheet No.1
Health and Safety Executive
||Safe systems of work for cleaning sheet-fed offset lithographic printing presses
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, July 2000. 4p.
||This information sheet was produced by the Printing Industry Advisory Committee in response to concerns about the large number of accidents occurring during operation and maintenance of sheet-fed printing presses. It provides guidance for employees and supervisors on safe working methods. Main topics covered: accident trends, 1991/1992 to 1995/96; causes of accidents; examples of incidents involving shed-fed offset presses; step-by-step approach to the choice of an appropriate method of work (assessing safeguarding standards; deciding on the appropriate safe system for cleaning; training and instruction of employees; monitoring and review by managers). A safeguard checklist is included.
||safety devices; United Kingdom; safe working methods; cylinder printing machines; cleaning; offset printing
||machinery guarding regulations; check lists; data sheet
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Paper-making and printing
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
Printing, photography and photocopying industry