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Document ID (ISN)39125
CIS number 83-266
Year 1982
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.82-113
Title Residential waste collection - Hazard recognition and prevention
Bibliographic information Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C. 20402, USA, Mar. 1982. 84p. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract Advice and recommendations to assist residential waste collectors identify, evaluate and eliminate major hazards of refuse collection. Part 1 on minimising the hazards of waste collection gives a general overview of waste collection hazards and makes general recommendations. Part 2 covers specific on-the-jobs hazards (travelling, sizing up the load, loading, compacting and unloading, weather extremes), uses photographs and brief explanations to illustrate hazards and makes specific recommendations for driver and collector protection.
Descriptors (primary) refuse; USA; refuse collection; garbage collecting trucks
Descriptors (secondary) work during bad weather; compacting presses; directive; sanitation services; mechanical hazards; loading and unloading
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