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Document ID (ISN)105815
CIS number 06-1390
ISBN(s) 2-7389-1304-0
Year 2006
Convention or series no. INRS ED 948
Author(s) Duchet M., Grosmann J.L., Hugues J., Fontaine J.R., Terrier C.
Title Design of common industrial and building site waste sorting plants
Original title Conception des centres de tri des déchets industriels banals et des déchets de chantier [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Feb. 2006. 49p. Illus. Index. Price: EUR 8.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access$FILE/ed948.pdf [in French]
Abstract This booklet outlines occupational safety and health recommendations for persons working in waste material sorting plants. These recommendations apply to the integration of safety and health into the design of new plants or into the modifications of existing plants. The approach aims to involve all persons and organizations concerned by the project (principals, facility owners, designers and coordinators). Contents: types of industrial and building site waste; sorting procedures; health hazards; general safety measures and precautions according to the phase of the process; specific measures for building site waste and for the treatment of wood; maintenance and cleaning of equipment and installations.
Descriptors (primary) France; industrial waste; safety by design; recycling of materials; waste disposal
Descriptors (secondary) conveyors; safety guides; legal aspects; noise; equipment layout; ergonomics; in-plant transport; storage; manual handling; loading and unloading; separating, sorting; ventilation; preventive maintenance; explosion protection; safe layout
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) Waste collection and disposal