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ID (ISN) del documento107927
Número CIS 08-402
ISSN - Título de la serie 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Año 2007
Número de serie INRS ND 2271-207-07
Autor(es) Savary B., Vincent R.
Título Characterization of potential chemical risks in the treatment of various waste streams
Título original Caractérisation des risques chimiques potentiels dans quelques filières de traitement des déchets [en francés]
Información bibliográfica June 2007, No.207, p.59-75. Illus. 49 ref.
Acceso Internet$File/ND2271.pdf [en francés]
Resumen Changes in waste treatment regulations require the development of management systems specific to certain waste products, with the emergence of new processes. The aim of this study was to characterise the potential chemical risks for car waste, electric and electronic equipment waste, industrial packaging, toxic waste in dispersed quantities and feathers and down. Following a description of the processes concerned, chemical agents were identified and the number of potentially-exposed employees was estimated. Most treatment processes involve one or more manual operations before and after the waste shredding operations. In both cases, employees are exposed through the respiratory tract to liquid waste vapours or solid waste dust. Manual dismantling operations currently used for treating electrical and electronic equipment waste will not be able to meet future needs given the strong projected growth in waste volumes. Necessary mechanisation of waste treatment is likely to modify worker exposure to chemical agents in this waste processing chain.
Descriptores (primarios) substancias peligrosas; Francia; riesgos químicos; limitación de la exposición; eliminación de desechos; productos químicos
Descriptores (secundarios) mecanización; manipulación manual; bases de datos automatizadas; valoración de la exposición; valoración del riesgo
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaFrancia
Tema(s) Polución, problemas de ambiente
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Waste collection and disposal