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Document ID (ISN)62530
CIS number 94-1172
ISBN(s) 0-931690-39-0
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Conforti J.V.
Title Hazardous waste handling - Pocket guide
Bibliographic information Genium Publishing Corporation, One Genium Plaza, Schenectady, NY 12304-4690, USA, 1993. 77p. Illus. Price: USD 4.18 (per copy, for a minimum order of 10 copies), lower prices for large-quantity orders.
Abstract Pocket guide to hazardous waste handling written for workers. Contents: review of the law (requirements of OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standard (CIS 89-1420), safety and health program, site characterization and analysis, site control, training, medical surveillance, engineering controls, work practice, handling drums and containers, decontamination, emergency response, illumination); hazards present at a typical site (heat stress, explosive atmospheres, toxic hazards, radiation); sampling and monitoring; personal protective equipment; signs and symptoms of overexposure; glossary.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; training material; plant safety and health organization; USA
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; safety guides; toxic substances; explosive atmospheres; implementation of control measures; artificial lighting; emergency organization; personal protective equipment; respirators; health hazards; determination in air; medical supervision; glossary; comment on standard; safety and health training; heat load
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
OSH training