Last edited 26 Feb 2021

Banding

Safety in the storage and handling of steel and other metal stock, second edition, published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in 2016, defines banding (or bunding) as: ‘Metal strapping or wire put around stock to form bundles or hold coils in shape, and around stock on pallets/timbers to secure it to the pallet. Plastic and fabric strapping is sometimes used as an alternative.’

See also: Timber banding and Bund.

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