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Document ID (ISN)42779
CIS number 84-1752
Year 1983
Convention or series no. Unders÷kningsrapport 1983:42
Author(s) Armand B., Carlsson E., Jonsson R.
Title Working conditions in the handling of faecal matter - Bases for the development of regulations
Original title Arbetsmilj÷ vid latrinhantering - Underlag f÷r f÷reskriftsarbete [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen, Publikationsservice, 171 84 Solna, Sweden, 1983. 46p. 17 ref.
Abstract Report on the exposure to potentially harmful factors (microorganisms, chemicals, gases, dust, accident agencies) of workers who collect faecal matter (at vacation homes, campsites, etc.) and process it. Contents: technical matters (containers for collection and transport; processing, e.g., waste-site dumping, sewage cleaning, composting; container-handling equipment; logistics of collection and transport); description of working conditions during different phases of handling (collection of containers on trucks or boats, processing with screw separators, presses, grinders, etc.); disinfectants; bacteriological sampling.
Descriptors (primary) refuse collection; waste disposal; conditions of work; liquid manure
Descriptors (secondary) Sweden; report; occupational health survey; pathogenic bacteria; portable containers; biocides
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal