Produced by Members of the CPI recovered paper sector health and safety committee. This simple checklist is a good starting point for establishing if your baler is compliant against ‘Recover Paper Safely’ INDG 392.
CPI Baler checklist
NB: An updated checklist will be issued following the reissue of INDG 392
Consequences of clearing a blockage without isolating the machine
There have been several fatal accidents where operators have attempted to clear blockages. This short animation shows what happens when machinery is not properly isolated.
Baler blockage – Short animation videos
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See also under Human Factors and Machine Interventions – Clearing a baler blockage