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Document ID (ISN)43687
CIS number 85-440
ISSN - Serial title National Safety News
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ellis A.C.
Title Hazardous waste site clean-up: A 'hot' problem
Bibliographic information July 1984, Vol.130, No.1, p.38-41. Illus.
Abstract A programme is described for the protection of workers involved in clean-up operations at hazardous waste sites. Planning, preparation, training, emergency procedures and appropriate levels of protection for known and unknown hazards are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) waste site cleanup; personal protective equipment; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; dangerous work; safety training in industry; self-contained breathing apparatus; chemical products
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
Personal protection