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Updated Guidance: Safeguarding paper converting and finishing machines in printing

Summary

  • Guidance on commonly accepted and practicable safeguards for the significant hazards on some paper converting and finishing machines used in printing industry, manufactured or refurbishedbefore the publication of European Standard BS EN 1010-4:2000

Original Author: HSE
Original Link: http://www.hse.gov.uk/printing/machine/safeguarding-paper-machines.htm

Content

The guidance in the following tables describes commonly accepted and practicable safeguards for the significant hazards on some paper converting and finishing machines used in printing industry, manufactured or refurbishedbefore the publication of European Standard BS EN 1010-4:2000 Safety of machinery – Safety requirements for the design and construction of printing and paper converting machinesBookbinding, paper converting and finishing machines.

For newer machines (manufactured or refurbished from November 2003) please refer to BS EN 1010-4 Standard. See also general safeguarding guidance onmachinery safety in the printing industry.