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Document ID (ISN)28052
CIS number 77-1700
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Title Notification No.29/1976 concerning occupational safety in the use of mechanical conveyors for manure removal
Original title Meddelelse nr. 29/1976 om sikkerhedsforanstaltninger ved udmugningsanlæg [in Danish]
Bibliographic information Directorate of Labour Inspection (Direktoratet for arbejdstilsynet), Rosenvængets Allé 16-18, 2400 København, Denmark, 21 Dec. 1976. 12p. Illus. Gratis.
Abstract These directives (entry into force: 1 July 1977) prescribe the following safety measures for scraper (chain or bar) conveyors for the mechanical removal of manure from cowsheds, pigstyes, etc.: fixed guards on all mechanical parts where there is a crushing hazard; location of on/off control at a point where the entire installation is visible; safe distances and bevelling of scraper ends to eliminate crushing zones; bevelling of conveyor bars to avoid jamming or packing of solid manure and litter; design of walkways above the conveyor; protection against falls, etc.
Descriptors (primary) livestock rearing; waste disposal; scraper chain conveyors; Denmark
Descriptors (secondary) protection against falls from heights; droppings; safety by design; safe distances; directive; fixed guards
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceDenmark
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
Livestock rearing