Sheetfed Pressroom Safety: A Quick-Reference Guide (PDF)
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Sheetfed Pressroom Safety:
A Quick-Reference Guide

Technological advancements in printing presses have led to increased speeds. Faster presses pose additional safety problems; however, improved training methods and guarding devices have reduced potential hazards.

A systematic safety approach can further reduce the number of accidents. Press operators should work under the basic principle that all accidents in the pressroom can be prevented. Nearly 85% of all accidents are caused by unsafe acts, while the other 15% are caused by unsafe conditions.

This MicroLesson serves to review some of the major safety concerns in the pressroom in a quick-reference format. Topics include:

  • General press safety
  • Feeder system
  • Sheet register system
  • Delivery system
  • Printing unit
  • Inking system
  • Dampening system
  • Makeready
  • The pressrun
  • Maintenance and mechanics

Specs: 17 pp., PDF, copyright 2011.

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