|Document ID (ISN)||21704|
|Convention or series no.
||Automatic control on certain garbage collecting trucks
||Automatik på vissa sophämtningsbilar [in Swedish]|
||Meddelanden 1974:5, National Occupational Safety and Health Board (Kungliga Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen), Fack, Stockholm 34, Sweden, 21 Jan. 1974. 2p.
||Certain types of garbage-collecting trucks equipped with a garbage-compacting mechanism have caused injuries to workers whose hands or arms were caught when pressing the compactor control button. To prevent this type of accident, the following measures must be taken: the automatic control cycle must be activated only after the edges of the dust bin and the compactor plate have passed each other and are at least 100mm apart; the adjusting screw of the automatic control switch must be safely locked and made inaccessible; the start button must be flush with the truck body to avoid accidental operation; movable parts must be well visible from the operator's platform.
||safety devices; Sweden; refuse collection; garbage collecting trucks
||control circuits; safety by design; directive; replaced
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||Sweden|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
Waste collection and disposal