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Document ID (ISN)106991
CIS number 07-816
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Brasseur G.
Title Waste - Avoiding risks when demolishing what was constructed
Original title Déchets - Déconstruire sans risques ce que l'on a construit [in French]
Bibliographic information Jan. 2007, No.669, p.22-33. Illus
Internet access$file/TS669page23.pdf?openelement [in French]
Abstract The waste disposal sector must satisfy the requirements of both environmental protection and the protection of its workers. This collection of articles reviews the regulations that are specific to the collection, transport, treatment and elimination of waste. Contents: disposal of electrical and electronic waste; recycling of motor vehicles; evaluation of the exposure to benzene during the emptying of the fuel tanks of vehicles involved in accidents; requirements with respect to the packaging and transport of waste.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; France; safe working methods; recycling of materials; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) noise; benzene; electronic equipment; containers; transport of materials; comment on directive; labelling; hand sorting; electrical equipment; biological hazards; road vehicles
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal