The 6th edition of this Manual of Practice serves as an injury-reduction tool to all those working in the wastewater field. There are guidelines for creating written programs and procedures as well as guidelines that describe how to perform a confined space entry, lockout/tagout, and chemical deliveries. From the laboratory to sewer system collection applications, this manual has recommendations that could help you reduce injuries and mishaps to ensure the ultimate safety of employees. Published by WEF Press. Hard cover. 482 pages. 2012.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Health and Safety
Chapter 2: Safety and health programs
Chapter 3: Identifying and predicting hazards
Chapter 4: Safety and health in wastewater treatment plant operation
Chapter 5: Safety and health in wastewater treatment plant maintenance
Chapter 6: Safety and health in sewer collections and remote locations
Chapter 7: Commercial and powered industrial vehicles
Chapter 8: Biological hazards at wastewater treatment facilities
Chapter 9: Hazardous materials and waste management
Chapter 10: Personal protective equipment
Chapter 11: Coordination with other agencies and officials
Chapter 12: Security and emergency preparedness
For more details about the contents of this book, check out the book review in the January 2014 edition of Water Environment & Technology.
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Chapters 8 (Biological Hazards at Wastewater Treatment Facilities) and 10 (Personal Protective Equipment) are also available for sale separately.
This book was prepared by the Safety, Health, and Security in Wastewater Systems Task Force of the Water Environment Federation.
About the Task Force Chair:
Tim Page-Bottorff, CSP has over 20 years of experience in the Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental field. He started his safety career in the United States Marine Corps where he earned the Humanitarian Service Medal and is a veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Storm. Tim has held many positions with local and national organizations including Past President of the Arizona Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). In 2013, Tim received the coveted ASSE Safety Professional of the year for Region 2. He is a Senior Safety Consultant with Safestart and owns his own consulting firm Total Safety Compliance. His industry accomplishments include certification as an OSHA Training Institute instructor for UCSD and an Adjunct Faculty Member, Asbestos Inspector/Management Planner, He is also a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. Tim was a chapter author for MOP 8, served on the Technical Practice Committee, was Chair of the Safety and Security Committee, and the Task Force Chair for MOP 1.
Order No: W120003
Publisher: WEF Press