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Document ID (ISN)107855
CIS number 08-434
ISBN(s) 978-2-7389-1436-1
Year 2006
Convention or series no. INRS ED 996
Title Acceptance of used electrical and electronic consumer products by retail stores. Help in identifying occupational hazards
Original title La reprise des équipements électriques et électroniques en distribution. Aide au repérage des risques professionnels [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Dec. 2006. 16p. Illus. Price: EUR 2.50. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/INRS-PUB/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_catalog_view_view/94010C0F6C11FBDBC12572650038B76E/$FILE/ed996.pdf [in French]
Abstract The acceptance of used electrical and electronic consumer goods by retail stores is giving rise to new occupational situations. Aimed at raising the consciousness of retailers, the objectives of this booklet are to describe these operations and to help identify the new occupational hazards they involve. Contents: regulatory aspects; description of material flow chains; description of the hazards related to physical activities, used materials, falls on the level, in-plant transport and movement of goods, falls of objects, emissions, biological agents and other hazards.
Descriptors (primary) France; electronic equipment; kitchen equipment; recovery of substances; electrical equipment; retail trade; risk factors; audiovisual equipment
Descriptors (secondary) in-plant transport; manual handling; premises; biological hazards; safety guides; mechanical hazards; striking against objects; information of personnel; falls on the level
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Chemical safety
Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Retail industry