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Working with paper may not immediately seem obvious as a dangerous activity, but the machinery used in transporting, compacting and baling paper can be fatal. Workers also face potential crushing hazards from improperly stacked materials and combustible materials.
Hazards and Precautions
The UK’s Health and Safety Executive has a thorough publication providing guidance for hazards and protections for the recovered paper industry [646 KB PDF, 20 pages].
Accessibility Assistance: Contact the OSHA Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management at (202) 693-2300 for assistance accessing PDF materials.