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Document ID (ISN)28123
CIS number 77-2064
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Title Notification No.3/1977 on prevention of hazards of compacting devices fitted on certain types of garbage trucks
Original title Meddelelse nr. 3/1977 om sikkerhedsforanstaltninger ved komprimeringsanlæg på visse typer af renovationsbiler [in Danish]
Bibliographic information M nr.3/1977, Directorate of Labour Inspection, (Direktoratet for Arbejdstilsynet), Rosenvængets Allé 16-18, 2400 København, Denmark, 7 Feb. 1977. 4p. Gratis.
Abstract The compactors to which these directives apply must be in conformity with the Danish machinery guarding regulations, and be fitted with a nameplate showing the maximum operating load, the manufacturer or importer, etc.; operating instructions must be written in Danish. Measures to prevent crushing by moving parts of the lifting-tipping and compacting elements: location of controls at a point from which these elements are visible; sheathing of push-buttons against inadvertent release; interlock between the lifting and compacting controls; prohibition of setscrews, etc.
Descriptors (primary) garbage collecting trucks; Denmark; refuse collection
Descriptors (secondary) interlock protection; layout of controls; safety by design; directive; protection against inadvertent release
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) Road transportation
Waste collection and disposal