A Information to Studio Security

On this movie, Michael Craine, Director at Cranfield, producer of artist paints and printmaking inks, and Paul Lee, Technical Director at Cranfield, talk about the topic of artwork supplies toxicology. 


A Information to Studio Security

Consideration of the hazards of the supplies you’re employed with and the right way to minimise dangers with correct dealing with will assist to maintain you protected within the studio and provide you with peace of thoughts to create your art work. Paul and Michael lay out key definitions regarding toxicity, together with the definition of carcinogens and what’s meant by acute and persistent results of a substance. They describe the 4 methods poisonous supplies could enter the physique and the right way to forestall this taking place, and go on to discover the data provided by artwork materials producers on product labels and security information sheets.

Paul and Michael additionally talk about the hyperlink between security to us as people and our surroundings, each our instant environs and the broader world, and provide recommendation on the right way to maintain our artwork areas protected, for ourselves, our neighbours, and even our oceans and waterways.



Contents – A Information to Studio Security

0:00 Introduction 

0:29 How do you outline toxicity? 

3:33 How does a poisonous substance enter the physique?

3:56 Can a substance be dangerous and unsafe?

8:26 The way to maintain your self protected in an artwork studio 

14:00 What’s the ‘hierarchy of management?’ 

15:45 Why do some product labels advise you to ‘seek the advice of your physician’? 

18:24 What do the hazard symbols inform us? 

23:00 Risks related to non-toxic artwork supplies 

24:38 Toxicology laws around the globe

27:21 Tricks to maintain your studio protected 

32:00 Bear in mind to ask questions

32:52 Credit



Additional Studying

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In Dialog With Michael Craine From Cranfield Colors

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Langridge Solvent 75 and Protected-Clear-Up


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Lisa Takahashi

Lisa Takahashi has been a contributor to the weblog since 2013 and a Jackson’s workforce member since 2006. Her love of artwork supplies spans oils, watercolours, acrylics and reduction print methods. Alongside her writing she recurrently reveals her art work, and teaches linocut and portray in Bristol and Somerset.