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Industrial Process - Incineration.
Darby GH; Dukich A; Hargens CW; Hill HG; Hsiao SH; Liss-Suter D; Mason R; Miller LM
NIOSH 1978 Apr:276-288
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.
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-77-0167; Sanitary-services; Trucking; Industrial-processes; Wastes; Waste-disposal; Industrial-hazards; Industrial-health; Industrial-safety; Work-environment; Biochemical-effects;
Information Profiles on Potential Occupational Hazards: Final Report - April, 1978, NIOSH, Rockville, Maryland
Page last reviewed: January 28, 2022
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division