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Document ID (ISN)28126
CIS number 77-1802
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Title Safety requirements for the stability of refuse bins.
Bibliographic information ANSI Z245.3-1977, American National Standards Institute, 1430 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10018, USA, 2 Dec. 1976. 16p. Illus. Price: US-$4.00.
Abstract This standard applies to certain types of refuse bins which are unloaded by mechanical means into the hopper of the collection vehicle. Requirements to prevent inadvertent tipping cover: vertical hanging weight, horizontal pull force, centre of gravity. Conditions for compliance testing to meet the above requirements are described in detail. Provisions concerning safety markings and manufacturer's and owner's responsibility.
Descriptors (primary) refuse collection; portable containers; stability; USA
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; warning notices; safety by design; responsibilities; standard
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal