|Document ID (ISN)||59067|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1047-322X - Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
|Convention or series no.
||Levine S.P., Turpin R.D., Gochfeld M.
||Protecting personnel at hazardous waste sites - Current issues
||Dec. 1991, Vol.6, No.12, p.1007-1014. 44 ref.
||The article critically reviews the importance of historical developments in the field of hazardous waste management and cleanup in the US, including waste already deposited at thousands of sites and waste being generated in day-to-day industrial operations. Government regulations for the protection of personnel at hazardous waste sites are outlined. The article considers issues of primary preventive strategies (e.g. air monitoring) and secondary preventive strategies (e.g. medical surveillance) and makes recommendations.
||disposal of harmful waste; dangerous substances; legislation; waste site cleanup; employees; USA
||programme evaluation; respirators; air sampling; comment on directive; medical examinations; exposure tests; history; medical supervision
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Waste collection and disposal