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Document ID (ISN)109455
CIS number 09-368
ISBN(s) 978-2-7389-1721-8
Year 2008
Convention or series no. INRS ED 6043
Title Used lamps processing - Guide to hazard evaluation at collection points and at collection and recycling enterprises
Original title La filière des lampes usagées - Aide au repérage des risques dans les points de collecte et les entreprises de collecte et de recyclage [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Dec. 2008. 19p. Illus. Price: EUR 4.20. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access$FILE/ed6043.pdf [in French]
Abstract This booklet is aimed at enterprises involved in the disposal of used lamps (including retailers, neighbourhood waste collection centres, electricians, refuse collection centres, large users and recycling enterprises) as well as at occupational safety and health specialists. Its objective is to provide guidance for occupational hazard evaluation during the various phases of the elimination chain (collection, sorting, regrouping and transport). It proposes solutions for reducing risks during each step.
Descriptors (primary) refuse collection; France; electric lighting equipment; safe working methods; waste disposal; recycling of materials; limitation of exposure
Descriptors (secondary) light emitting diodes; iodides; public OSH institutions; mercury; tungsten halogen lamps; safety guides; fluorescent pigments; in-plant transport; storage; road transport; sodium; fluorescent tubes
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal