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Document ID (ISN)104296
CIS number 05-593
Year 2004
Convention or series no. INRS ED 5026
Author(s) Aussel H., Le Bâcle C., Dornier G., Galtier Y.
Title Waste water treatment
Original title Le traitement des eaux usées [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 2004. 4p. Illus. 17 ref. Price: EUR 1.50. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access$FILE/ed5026.pdf [in French]
Abstract On average, each person in France discharges 200 litres of waste water each day. Purification efforts need to be extended to take account of current regulatory trends concerning the protection of water and wastewater treatment. The objective of this information sheet is to highlight the various hazards to which workers of wastewater treatment plants are exposed and the preventive measures to be implemented. Contents: description of wastewater treatment; hazards (slips and falls, mechanical hazards, explosion hazards, toxicity hazards, biological hazards); preventive measures.
Descriptors (primary) France; plant safety and health organization; sewage treatment; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) falls of persons; toxic substances; explosion hazards; safety guides; mechanical hazards; legislation; biological hazards
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation