Safety Standard and Legislation in industries

By | December 27, 2020

Introduction

In Safety Standard and Legislation in industries, all current OSHA standards, provides information on the rule-making process used to develop workplace health and safety standards, and includes links to all Federal Register notices that are currently open for comment. This page also provides links to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act); and other relevant laws. Finally, this page includes resources to explore the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and the federal government’s public portal for all agency regulatory information. Under the OSH Act, employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace.

Safety Standard and Legislation in industries

OSHA’s mission is to assure safe and healthful workplaces by setting and enforcing standards, and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. Employers must comply with all applicable OSHA standards. Employers must also comply with the General Duty Clause of the OSH Act; which requires employers to keep their workplace free of serious recognized hazards.

What are the various Safety Standards and Legislation in industries?

Safety Standards

B65 Standards

a) B65.1 1995 Safety standard-printing press systems.

These standards provides safety specifications for the design of the press drive controls, safety signaling system and guarding for web and sheet-fed printing press. Also includes additional user safety recommendations.

b) B65.2 – 1999 Safety standard

Binding and finishing system. These standards provides safety specifications for the design of binding and finishing system drive controls; safety signaling systems, mechanical safety devices, and includes safe operating guidelines.

c) B65.3 2001 Safety standard

Guillotine paper cutters, mill trimmers and integral handling equipment These standards specifies operational & mechanical safety specifications for the design and use of guillotine cutters, mill trimmers and integral handling equipment, when they are used as intended, under conditions foreseen by the manufactures.

d) B65.4 0220 Safety standard

Three-knife trimmers, including rotary, and single – and multiple-knife trimmers. These standards specifics operational and mechanical safety specifications for the design and use of stand-alone three-knife trimmers. When they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturers, It addresses significant mechanical hazards but does not address other hazards such as shock, explosion, fire, noise/sound levels or exposure to chemicals. This standard does not address all hazards that may exist during maintenance operations. For maintenance operations, OSHA lockout/ tag out regulations may apply.

e) B65.5 1996 Safety standard

Standalone platen presses. These standards provides operational and mechanical safety specifications for the design and use of web-fed and sheet-fed stand-alone platen press systems; intended for die cutting, embossing, foil stamping and/or printing of paper, board and other materials processed in a similar manner.

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