|Document ID (ISN)||111373|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
|Convention or series no.
||Ravallec C., Vaudoux D.
||Waste sorting centres - Managing occupational safety and health while being surrounded by waste
||Centres de tri - Ménager la prévention au milieu des déchets [in French]|
||Apr. 2010, No.705, p.16-29. Illus. 6 ref.
||Centres_de_tri.pdf [in French]
||France has set itself the objective of recycling 75% of consumer product packaging by 2012. To meet this goal, waste sorting centres are increasingly automated. However, workers are still faced with physically strenuous working conditions, with numerous risks of occupational diseases and accidents. This collection of articles focuses on occupational safety and health in waste sorting centres.
||France; separating, sorting; conditions of work; speed of work; physical workload; work posture; waste disposal; recycling of materials; biological hazards
||airborne dust; premises; equipment layout; automation; respiratory diseases; musculoskeletal diseases; local exhaust; personal protective equipment; case study
||D - Periodical articles
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Waste collection and disposal