Resources and publications

Resources and publications

British Glass produces guidance and support on topics that matter to those who work in and with the glass industry - based on the insight and expertise from our staff, members and networks.

You might also want to look at our events and training - which include short courses-to-order for those working in the industry.

Digest - Autumn 2017

Library Digest - Autumn 2017


Our periodic digest shows members the breadth of information we have added to the British Glass library collection in the preceding months. 
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Safe swabbing poster

Stay safe when swabbing


This poster, created through our Health and Safety Forward scheme, outlines key dos and don't for IS machine operators when it comes to swabbing.
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IS machine PPE guidance

IS machine PPE guidance


This health and safety guidance has been produced to advise glass manufacturers on the different types of personal protective equipment they should give to their IS machine operators.
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BG response to industrial strategy green paper

British Glass response to industrial strategy green paper


British Glass' sector-level response, with input from its membership, to the government's Building our industrial strategy green paper.
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Cover image of Waste classification and assessment of filter dust

Waste classification and assessment of filter dust


Provides the information necessary to enable manufacturers to assess the hazardous properties of the substances present in waste filter dust.
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Recycled content fact sheet

Recycled content of glass packaging


Fact sheet providing information on the typical recycled content of UK manufactured glass packaging by colour.
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Furnace leaks slides

Furnace leaks - H&S Committee session


Slides from H&S Committee session on furnace leaks - with former firefighter Rod Johnson, who now runs TASCOT. Includes (anonymised) case study material. 
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Container glass technical documents


British Glass' series of documents outlining specifications and giving guidance for the manufacture and use of container glass.
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Slips, trips and falls slides

Slips, trips and falls slides


Slides from our session with Rob Shaw, Technical Team Lead on Falls Prevention at the Health and Safety Laboratory. Provided an evidence-based and systematic overview of the where, when, what and how often of falls.  
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Waste heat recovery seminar slides

Waste heat recovery seminar slides


With the kind permission of all those who presented on the day, the slides from the seminar are available for British Glass members to view.
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