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Document ID (ISN)62906
CIS number 94-1768
ISSN - Serial title 0944-8780 - Tiefbau
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wilhelm V.
Title Health protection in microbiological soil cleanup
Original title Arbeitsschutz bei der mikrobiologischen Bodensanierung [in German]
Bibliographic information Dec. 1993, Vol.105, No.12, p.895-896, 898-899. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract Two main approaches are used in Germany for microbiological soil cleanup: conditions for microbial breakdown of soil pollutants are optimized by adding nutrients and by adjusting the pH-value and moisture content; microorganisms are added to the soil in large quantities. In both cases, personal protective equipment is commensurate with the hazards posed by the microorganisms, which are classified into four groups by German law.
Descriptors (primary) waste site cleanup; microorganisms; supply of personal protective equipment; biological hazards; bacteria
Descriptors (secondary) Germany; pathogenic bacteria; personal hygiene; comment on law; civil engineering; health hazards; construction industry
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
Biological hazards