ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)48262
CIS number 87-887
ISBN(s) 0-943244-41-2
Year 1983
Convention or series no. Manual of Practice 1
Title Safety and health in wastewater systems
Bibliographic information Water Pollution Control Federation, 601 Wythe Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA, 1983. 106p. Illus. Bibl.
Abstract This manual is intended for operators, managers and others responsible for employee safety and health. It describes industry practices and recent safety procedures applicable to the wastewater industry. Its loose-leaf format is intended to allow users to insert additional materials where appropriate and to customise the manual's contents to fit the conditions at a given wastewater facility. Contents: general considerations, safety and occupational health programmes, personal protective apparel and equipment, a guide for safe practices in treatment plant operations, a guide for safe practices in maintenance operations, a guide for safe practices in laboratory operations, a guide for safe practices in confined spaces and for the use of gases, toxic and hazardous materials in wastewater systems, emergency procedures. A glossary defines 29 terms.
Descriptors (primary) waste disposal; sewage treatment; safe working methods
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; work in confined spaces; safety programmes; personal protective equipment; manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal