The need for change in the coatings industry

W.M. McLauchlan (Sales and Marketing Director at Croda Mebon Limited, Sutton in Ashfield, UK.)

Pigment & Resin Technology

ISSN: 0369-9420

Publication date: 1 April 1996


Highlights Health and Safety with regard to the paint and coatings industry, recent legislation has been designed to put pressure on paint manufacturers to preserve the ecology, protect the environment and increase health and safety at work. Outlines the major guidelines introduced by the Environmental Protection Act 1990, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations and the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations to help paint manufacturers to rise to the challenge of manufacturing products that are safer, both to the user and to the environment and which at the same time complement industry initiatives.



McLauchlan, W. (1996), "The need for change in the coatings industry", Pigment & Resin Technology, Vol. 25 No. 4, pp. 25-28.

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Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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