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Document ID (ISN)22758
CIS number 75-855
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Author(s) D'Haèse R.
Title Safety and hygiene in household garbage incinerating plants
Original title La sécurité et l'hygiène dans l'incinération des ordures ménagères. [in French]
Bibliographic information Regional Sickness Insurance Fund for the North of France (Caisse régionale d'assurance maladie du Nord de la France), 11 boulevard Vauban, 59024 Lille Cedex, France, 1974. 9p. 1 ref. Gratis.
Abstract Describes the hazards encountered and methods of protection which should be adopted in old and new incinerator plants at each stage of the process: waste tipping (vehicles falling into garbage dumps, dust raised); loading the incinerators (dust, exposure to cold, microbes, operating cranes and hoists); incineration process (burns, explosions, smoke release). In modern incineration plants the trend is to avoid exposing the worker to these hazards, particularly by automation of the various operations.
Descriptors (primary) garbage incineration; refuse collection
Descriptors (secondary) dust control; safety engineering; mechanical hazards; personal protective equipment; health hazards; automation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal