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Document ID (ISN)59161
CIS number 92-1837
ISBN(s) 87-7534-387-8
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Malmros P.
Title When it's time to take out the trash - A book on waste sorting
Original title Når skraldet skal ta's - En bog om affaldssortering [in Danish]
Bibliographic information Direktoratet for Arbejdstilsynet, Landskronagade 33-35, 2100 København Ø, Denmark, 1992. 36p. Illus. 10 ref. Price: DKK 80.00 + VAT.
Abstract Brochure for workers and managers summarising the physical, chemical and biological hazards encountered in waste sorting; microorganisms (infection, allergy) and ergonomic problems (posture) are the most widespread. An overview of appropriate working methods and equipment is also presented. A list of Danish Working Environment Service reports, directives and guidelines giving more detailed background and instructions is appended.
Descriptors (primary) ergonomics; waste disposal; training material; safe working methods; biological hazards
Descriptors (secondary) microorganisms; allergies; training manuals; work posture; infectious diseases
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceDenmark
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
OSH training
Waste collection and disposal
Biological hazards