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Document ID (ISN)25779
CIS number 76-1752
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Title Safety requirements for refuse collection and compaction equipment.
Bibliographic information ANSI Z245.1-1975, American National Standards Institute, 1430 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10018, USA. Standard approved on 16 Oct. 1975. 23p. Illus. Price: US-$4.50.
Abstract This standard, co-sponsored by the American Public Works Association and the National Solid Wastes Management Association, applies to mobile and stationary equipment for receiving, compacting, transporting and unloading refuse. General definitions and definitions of equipment are followed by requirements concerning the construction, reconstruction, modification, care and maintenance, and operation of this equipment. Sections are devoted to safeguards and features for mobile equipment and for stationary compaction equipment (access covers; access door interlock; compactor container locking mechanism; controls; electrical systems; guarding; locking system; safety markings).
Descriptors (primary) garbage collecting trucks; compacting presses; USA; refuse collection
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; safety by design; standard
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Waste collection and disposal