New three-roll mill safety training video is first in the series of safety resources from NAPIM
David Savastano, Editor08.28.14
Milling and mixing are critical processes for ink manufacturing. However, it is also a job that requires care and safety, as injuries can and do occur.
With that in mind, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) recently launched a new 13-minute three-roll mill safety training DVD. The video provides a comprehensive overview of safe operating procedures for three-roll mills.
George Fuchs, director regulatory affairs and technology for NAPIM, said that the idea for the three-roll mill safety video came from an earlier NAPIM safety video on vertical post mixers.
“A few years back, we made a vertical post safety DVD that followed ANSI standards,” Fuchs said. “When those standards were updated, we decided it was an ideal opportunity to make more safety training resources available to the industry.”
Mills were the next logical area to concentrate on.
“Mills are another tool in the ink manufactur
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