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Document ID (ISN)101472
CIS number 03-84
Year 2002
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG359
Health and Safety Executive
Title Waste industry safety and health - Reducing the risk
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Nov. 2002. 23p. Illus.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This booklet produced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) with the help of the Waste Industry Safety and Health forum is aimed at supervisory staff and provides a checklist of standards to aim at. Contents: prevention of accidents due to vehicle movements (safe site, safe vehicle, safe way of working, safe worker, audible warning); sheeting (automatic sheeting systems, working platforms and gantry/harness systems); machinery guarding; prevention of slips and trips; hygiene measures (personal hygiene, avoiding causing dusts, air extraction, vaccination, medical examination); welfare facilities; manual handling; raising competence to reduce accidents (training programmes for managerial and supervisory staff and employees); personal protective equipment.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; refuse; United Kingdom; training material; waste disposal; plant safety and health organization; industrial waste
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; acoustic signalling; local exhaust; in-plant transport; scaffold platforms; manual handling; safety guides; personal protective equipment; falls on the level; safe working methods; vaccination; check lists; safety and health training; loading and unloading
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
OSH training