For definitive direction for printing operations, the top 10 violations for printing were isolated from OSHA’s violation statistics.
Gary A. Jones
The rise in popularity of the multicolor sheetfed offset lithographic printing press, while clearly a good indicator of expanding business, has created a challenge with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) regulations and waste automatic blanket wash. Meeting this challenge requires a knowledge and understanding of EPA’s regulations as they apply to waste blanket wash, and what must be done to meet those specific regulations. The topic is important enough that it is also being featured at the upcoming National Environmental, Health and Safety Conference for the Graphic Communications Industries in Indianapolis, scheduled for March 27-29 (see sidebar below). At the heart