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Document ID (ISN)33057
CIS number 80-548
ISSN - Serial title Prévention et sécurité du travail
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Koninck A.
Title Hazards of printing machines in the book trade
Original title Les risques dus aux machines à imprimer dans l'industrie du livre. [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd quarter 1979, No.121, p.23-31. Illus.
Abstract Communication to the Regional Joint Technical Committee for the Chemical Industry (Comité technique régional des industries chimiques), Lille, France. Brief statistical data; review of the principal hazards of photogravure rotary printing machines and preventive measures adopted within the industry or by the machine manufacturers. The hazards (toluene exposure, static electricity, nips, fire, explosions) are due to: solvents in inks, handling paper rolls, cylinders on the machines or when removed, auxiliary equipment, recovery of used solvents.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; photogravure printing; cylinder printing machines
Descriptors (secondary) nip protection; toluene; static electricity; printing inks; mechanical hazards; explosion hazards; fire protection; health hazards; organic solvents
Document type -
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry