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Document ID (ISN)64758
CIS number 95-1466
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0846-8
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission, Printing Industry Advisory Committee
Title Chemical safety in the printing industry
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. vi, 53p. Illus. 66 ref. Price: GBP 9.50.
Abstract Contents of this guidance booklet: health hazards caused by chemicals in the printing industry (skin and eye contact, inhalation and ingestion); fire and explosion hazards; pollution control; managing chemical safety (exposure limits, collection of health and safety information, substitution of hazardous substances, evaluating risks); chemical safety measures; exhaust ventilation systems; use of respiratory protective equipment; safe storage, handling and transport procedures; spillage control; waste disposal; precautions during maintenance; instruction and training of personnel; record keeping and review.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; United Kingdom; plant safety and health organization; safety and health engineering; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) local exhaust; safety guides; storage; limitation of exposure; exhaust ventilation; hazard evaluation; substitution; personal protective equipment; respirators; containment of spills; fire protection; health hazards; safety and health documentation; information of personnel; ducts
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry