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Industrial Process - Incineration.

Authors
Darby-GH; Dukich-A; Hargens-CW; Hill-HG; Hsiao-SH; Liss-Suter-D; Mason-R; Miller-LM
Source
NIOSH 1978 Apr:276-288
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00094534
Abstract
An information profile on the potential occupational hazards of the incineration processes used by various sanitary service establishments (SIC-4953) are reviewed. Refuse transport, holding areas, furnace burning, residue removal, and various furnace capacities and designs are described. Methods of incinerating aqueous and solid wastes and the specific chemical and physical hazards of refuse handling are discussed. Worker exposures, occupational health and safety statistics, biologic effects, labor statistics, and industry trends are reviewed. A list of pertinent standards is included.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-77-0167; Sanitary-services; Trucking; Industrial-processes; Wastes; Waste-disposal; Industrial-hazards; Industrial-health; Industrial-safety; Work-environment; Biochemical-effects;
Publication Date
19780401
Funding Type
Contract;
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Contract-210-77-0167
SIC Code
4953;
Source Name
Information Profiles on Potential Occupational Hazards: Final Report - April, 1978, NIOSH, Rockville, Maryland
State
MD;
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