|Document ID (ISN)||76415|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Printing Information Sheet No.3
Health and Safety Executive
||Safe systems of work for cleaning flexographic, rotary letterpress and gravure 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 flexographic, rotary letterpress and gravure 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 flexographic, rotary letterpress and gravure printing presses; description of a 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; photogravure printing; cleaning; safe working methods; cylinder printing machines
||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