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Document ID (ISN)47242
CIS number 86-2063
Year 1986
Convention or series no. CSST No.143
Author(s) Studer P.
Title Prevention of occupational accidents and diseases in water treatment
Original title Unfallverhütung und Gesundheitsschutz bei der Wasseraufbereitung [in German]
Prevenzione infortuni e salvaguardia della salute nei lavori di rigenerazione dell'acqua [in Italian]
Prévention des accidents et des maladies professionnelles lors du traitement de l'eau [in French]
Bibliographic information Caisse nationale suisse d'assurance en cas d'accidents, case postale, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland, Sep. 1986. 48p. Illus. 24 ref.
Abstract Review of water-treatment agents (chlorine and derivatives, bromine, ozone, adjuvants and additives). General safety rules for water-treatment facilities (areas for storage and dispensing of chemicals; operation of equipment; safe handling of chemicals, especially caustic ones; choice of personal protective equipment). In annexes: descriptions of accidents and tables giving properties of chemicals and safety instructions.
Descriptors (primary) water treatment; water; drinking water purification; public water supply; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) chlorine; threshold limit values; additives; bromine; ozone; activated carbon; water softeners; flocculation agents; storage; chemical products; disinfectants; first aid; personal protective equipment; caustic substances
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water and sanitation services
Inorganic substances