Operator, Wastewater treatment plant: International Hazard Datasheets on Occupation

The datasheet contains information on the hazards, risks and notions of prevention related to this specific occupation. The datasheet is intended for those professionally concerned with health and safety at work.

The datasheet lists in a standard format different hazards to which a worker, in the normal course of normal work, may be exposed to. It provides several measures for the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases. These datasheet is a source of information (rather than advice).

The datasheet comprises four pages:
Page 1: Information on the most relevant hazards related to the occupation;
Page 2: A more detailed and systematized presentation on the different hazards related to the job with indicators for preventive measures (marked shield and explained on the third page);
Page 3: Suggestions for preventive measures for selected hazards;
Page 4: Specialized information, relevant primarily to occupational safety and health professionals and including information such as a brief job description, a list of tasks, notes and references.

The datasheet alerts both the worker and the occupational safety and health professional about the relevant hazards at the workplace as well as means of prevention for this specific occupation. The datasheet is designed to cover the range of hazards to which the worker may be exposed to while performing the tasks typically associated with this occupation.