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Laminator risk assessment form

06 May 2020 - Flaaim

Laminator risk assessment form

Equipment assessed/location:

Laminator, First floor office

Level of risk

Hazard description

Fire from overheated equipment

How are persons affected?

Smoke and fumes from burning materials will cause respiratory discomfort. Fire could spread to adjacent areas if unchecked

Level of risk

Existing controls

Cable holder supplied but not properly fixed own

Further controls / action

Re-fix cable cover or have new socket fitted

1. Hazard description

Burns

How are persons affected?

Staff may suffer painful burns to their fingers if they touch fresh laminate

Level of risk

Existing controls

None

Further controls / action

Ensure all staff are shown how to use machine

1. Hazard description

Entanglement, pinch injuries

How are persons affected?

Staff may suffer pinch injuries if they try to move material being laminated while process is underway. Male staff could have their ties caught in rollers

Level of risk

Existing controls

None

Further controls / action

Ensure all staff are shown how to use machine

Download Laminator risk assessment form

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