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Document ID (ISN)103835
CIS number 05-149
ISBN(s) 2-7389-1186-2
Year 2003
Convention or series no. INRS ED 914
Author(s) Duchet M., Lefebvre J., Jannin B., Hugues J., Fontaine J.B., Terrier C., Fromont E.
Title Design of waste sorting centres - Domestic and similar waste from selective waste collection
Original title Conception des centres de tri des déchets - Déchets ménagers et assimilés issus de la collecte sélective [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 1st ed., Sep. 2003. 54p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: EUR 7.30. Downloadable version free.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_search_view_view/B5AB45F365AE3CD6C1256DC6003FA014/$FILE/ed914.pdf [in French]
Abstract This guide presents advice on the design of sorting centres for domestic waste. It covers both the design of new centres and the modification of existing ones and complements general guidance on the design of work facilities. It underscores the importance of the participation of local authorities, facilities owners, designers, safety and health coordinators and users in the general approach to the prevention of occupational hazards, early in the design process.
Descriptors (primary) France; handling and storage; separating, sorting; plant safety and health organization; recycling of materials; risk factors; waste disposal
Descriptors (secondary) safe layout; ergonomics; in-plant transport; ventilation; cleaning of workplaces; safety by design; biological hazards; mechanical hazards; glossary; safety guides; preventive maintenance
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Other industries and occupations
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal