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Document ID (ISN)66905
CIS number 96-1099
ISBN(s) 3-923478-99-2
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Stalder K., Verkoyen C.
Title Health hazards in municipal waste disposal
Original title Gesundheitsrisiken bei der Entsorgung kommunaler Abfälle [in German]
Bibliographic information Verlag Die Werkstatt, Lotzestrasse 24a, 37083 Göttingen, Germany, Apr. 1994. 217p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: DEM 30.00.
Abstract Proceedings of a symposium on the biological hazards of garbage composting (held in Göttingen, Germany, 28-29 June 1993). Subjects covered: composting methods applied today; emission of pathogenic bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli during garbage composting; viruses such as Herpes simplex and Coxsackie-B in the air of garbage composting plants; emission of moulds and thermophilic actinomycetes by garbage composting plants; frequently occurring fungi in garbage composting plants; health hazards such as infection and sensitization by allergens in garbage composting plants.
Descriptors (primary) microorganisms; pathogenic bacteria; viruses; biological hazards; infectious diseases; garbage composting; sanitation services; fungi
Descriptors (secondary) Aspergillus moulds; allergens; Germany; sensitization; thermophilic actinomycetes; garbage; conference; moulds
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Waste collection and disposal
Water and sanitation services
Biological hazards