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Knowhow - guidance - precedents

21 JAN 2016

Plastics processing

Plastics processing

The HSE has updated its guidance on safety in the plastics processing industry. The following publications have been updated:

        Fire and explosion risks from pentane in expandable polystyrene (EPS) (PPS1)

        Safety at injection moulding machines (PPS4)

        Safety at blow moulding machines (PPS5)

        Safety at thermoforming machines (PPS6)

        Safety at extruder lines (PPS7)

        Safety at window frame manufacturing machines (PPS8)

        Safety at compression moulding machines (PPS9)

        Safety at granulators (PPS10)

        Safety requirements for plastic sheet and film winders (PPS11)

        How to reduce hand knife injuries (PPS12)

        Controlling fume during plastics processing (PPS13)

        Styrene control in fibre-reinforced plastics contact moulding (PPS14)

        Reducing the risk of fire or explosion during the manufacture of fibre-reinforced plastic product (PPS15).

To view the publications, see the HSE website
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