Introduction to Plastic Manufacturing Safety

The plastic manufacturing industry consists of raw material manufacturing and plastics processing. During these processes, employees are subject to exposure from heat and air contaminants, and may also become injured due to performing repetitive tasks. Common industry hazards include machine, composite process, heat, chemical, and ergonomic hazards.

In This Section

  • Composite Process Hazard Prevention  
  • Dermatitis Prevention  
  • Ergonomic Disorder Prevention   
  • General Plastic Manufacturer Responsibilities
  • Hazard Communication in Plastic Manufacturing
  • Heat Safety in Plastic Manufacturing
  • Machine Safety
  • Safety Checklists

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