Printing

Here you will find an abundance of health and safety information designed to help those in the printing industry.

The Printers Guide To Health And Safety 

The Guide To Safe Use Of Power-Operated Paper-Cutting Guillotines 

Safe Systems Of Work For Cleaning Sheet-fed Offset Lithographic Printing Presses 

Safe Systems Of Work For Cleaning Web-Fed Offset Lithographic Printing Presses 

Safe Systems Of Work For Cleaning Flexographic, Rotary Letterpress and Gravure Printing Presses 

Handling The News – Advice For Employer’s On The Manual Handling Of Bundles

Frequently Asked Health and Safety Questions In The Printing Industry

 

P0 – Advice for managers  

P1 – Manual film and Plate Development 

P2 – Automated film and Plate Development Safety Guidance

P3 – Ink Mixing and Cleaning Up

P4 – Printing With Conventional Inks

P5 – Manual Cleaning of Presses (Conventional Inks)

P6 – Automated Cleaning Of Presses (Conventional Inks)

P7 – Printing With UV-curable Inks and Coatings

P8 – Manual Cleaning Of Presses (UV-curable inks and Coatings)

P9 – Automated Cleaning of Presses (UV-curable Inks and Coatings)

P10 – Printing with Cold-Set Inks

P11 – Manual Cleaning Of Presses (Cold Set Inks)

P12 – Automated Cleaning Of Presses (Cold Set Inks)

P13 – Printing With Heat-Set Inks

P14 – Manual Cleaning Of Presses (heat-set inks)

P15 – Automated Cleaning Of Presses (heat-set inks)

P16 – Using Isocyanate Based Adhesives In Frame Making

P17 Stencil Generation

P18 – Ink Mixing and Colour Matching

P19 – Printing With Lower Volatility Inks and Rack Drying

P20 – Printing With Higher Volatility Inks and Extracted Rack Drying

P21 – High-Volume Printing With Oven Drying

P22 – Printing With Uv-curable Inks

P23 – Printing With Isocyanate Based Inks

P24 – Manual Screen Reclamation

P25 – Automated Screen Reclamation

P26 – Ink Mixing

P27 – Printing

P28 – On Press Cleaning

P29 – Manual Off Press Cleaning

P30 – Automated Off Press Cleaning

P31 – Making Photopolymer Plates

P32 – Mixing Solvent-borne Inks

P33 – Printing With Solvent-borne Inks

P34 – Mixing UC-curable Inks

P35 – Printing With UV-curable Inks

P36 – On Press Cleaning

P37 – Manual Off Press Cleaning

P38 – Automated Off Press Cleaning

P39 – Wide Format Printing With Solvent-borne Inks

P40 – Wide Format Printing With UV-curable Inks

P41 – Grande-format Printing

P42 – Mixing and Transferring Isocyanate Based Adhesives

P43 – Using Isocyanate Based Adhesives

P44 – Drying and Curing Isocyanate Based Adhesives

P45 – Health Surveillance For Occupational Dermatitis

P46 – Health Surveillance For Occupational Asthma

P47 – Biological Monitoring For Isocyanates

P48 – Selection and Use of Respiratory Protective Equipment – Protection Factor 10

P49 – Selection and Use of Respiratory Protective Equipment – Protection Factor 20

P50 – Selection and Use of Respiratory Protective Equipment – Protection Factor 40

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