Publications and guidance

Publications and guidance on health and safety in the rubber and tyre industries.

HSE publications

Tyre Industry Federation

Tyre and Rubber Industries Safety Action Group (TRISAG) publications

European Standards

There are a number of published European Machinery Safety Standards relevant to rubber manufacturers. These are:

  • BS EN 1114-2 Die face pelletisers
  • BS EN 14886 Bandknife cutting machines
  • BS EN 201 Injection Moulding Machines
  • BS EN 201 Amendment 2 Electric Injection Moulding Machines
  • BS EN 289 : 2004 - Compression Presses
  • BS EN 1114 -1 Extruders
  • BS EN 1114 - 3 Haul Offs
  • BS EN 1417 Two Roll Mills
  • BS EN 12012 - 1 Blade Granulators
  • BS EN 12013 Internal Mixers
  • BS EN 12301 Calenders
  • BS EN 12409 Thermoforming Machines
  • BS EN 13418 Winding Machines for Film and Sheet
  • BS EN 12012 - 3 Shredders
  • BS EN 12012 - 4 Agglomerators

These can be purchased from the BSI online shop

Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH)

NTDA information sheets

In 2008/9 HSE and the National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) ran a number of workshops on tyre handling. These information sheets are based on those in the workshop pack. They also have worked examples of MAC assessments.

Tyre handling workshop information sheets

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Updated 2022-05-03