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ID (ISN) del documento110603
Número CIS 10-0168
ISSN - Título de la serie 1433-7800 - Faktor Arbeitsschutz
Año 2009
Número de serie
Autor(es) Benning C.
Título Safety during garbage collection - Health is not a disposable product
Título original Sicherheit bei der Abfallsammlung - Gesundheit ist keine Wegwerfware [en alemán]
Información bibliográfica 2009, No.2, p.6-9. Illus. 4 ref.
Resumen Garbage collection involves a high accident risk. In Germany, one out of ten garbage collectors falls victim to an occupational accident every year resulting in an average of 20 lost workdays. The work is also strenuous, especially with regard to the ageing of the working population. This article addresses the main hazards which lead to accidents during garbage collection and their causes. New and temporary workers are especially at risk and should be trained. A qualification in the form of a "garbage collector's certificate" to be acquired before starting to work would improve the professional status.
Descriptores (primarios) Alemania; recogida de basuras; riesgos para la salud
Descriptores (secundarios) organización del trabajo; lucha contra el ruido y las vibraciones; responsabilidades de los empresarios; información del personal; calificaciones; accidentes de trabajo; aspectos legales
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Polución, problemas de ambiente
Broad subject area(s) Aspectos generales
Navegación por categoria(s) Workplace health promotion
Waste collection and disposal
Reporting of occupational accidents
Noise
Vibration