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Assessment of Occupational Health and Safety Risks of Waste Collection and Handling Systems - WR0217

Description
The purpose of this research is to provide Waste Collection Authorities (WCAs), HSE, waste/recycling companies and other government departments with guidance and information that will enable them to select the most appropriate collection/processing systems in terms of occupational health and safety risk, whilst ensuring that environmental targets are met.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Assessment of Occupational Health & Safety Risks of Waste Collection and Handling Systems   (5157k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2006

To: 2007

Cost: £205,750
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Health and Safety Executive
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Health Effects              
Operator Safety              
Systems for Resource Recovery              
Waste              
Waste collection and handling systems              
Waste Management              
Fields of Study
Waste Management