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Document ID (ISN)59419
CIS number 93-93
ISBN(s) 87-7534-400-9
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Malmros P.
Title Get wise on waste - A book about health and waste-handling
Bibliographic information Danish Working Environment Service, Landskronagade 33-35, 2100 Kobenhavn ě, Denmark, 1992. 36p. Illus. 37 ref. Price: DKK 80.00 + VAT.
Abstract English version of a brochure for workers and managers, originally published as Nňrskraldet skal ta's (CIS 92-1837). It summarises the physical, chemical and biological hazards encountered in waste sorting (microbial infections, allergies to microorganisms and postural problems are the most widespread). An overview of appropriate working methods and equipment is also presented. A list of Danish Working Environment Service reports, directives and guidelines giving more detailed background and instructions is appended.
Descriptors (primary) ergonomics; waste disposal; training material; safe working methods; biological hazards
Descriptors (secondary) microorganisms; allergies; translation; work posture; training manuals; infectious diseases
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
OSH training
Waste collection and disposal
Biological hazards
Ergonomics