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Tipping Floor Safety at American Ref-Fuel

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Mark Skiba, Raymond Stanton

American Ref-Fuel Company, West Wareham, MA

Paper No. NAWTEC10-1025, pp. 217-220; 4 pages
  • 10th Annual North American Waste-to-Energy Conference
  • 10th Annual North American Waste-to-Energy Conference
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, May 6–8, 2002
  • Conference Sponsors: Solid Waste Processing Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-3594-4
  • Copyright © 2002 by ASME


Across the industry the tipping floor is considered to be one of the most hazardous areas of the facility. Just the fact that there may be twenty different waste hauling drivers with their own agenda in one area can lead to potential hazards. Across the industry there have been driver deaths that have occurred due to the drivers wandering away from their trucks or reentering the floor without notifying the tipping floor attendants.

Copyright © 2002 by ASME
Topics: Fuels , Safety , Trucks



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