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Recycling Health and Safety

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Synopsis: Workers involved in the recycling field face a variety of health and safety issues on a daily basis. This half-day course was developed to present information on these hazards and to outline the "good practices" that everyone should participate in to make the workplace safe.
Start Time: Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:30 PM
End Time: Thursday, September 14, 2017 3:45 PM
Location: Hort Farm No. 1 - Holly House-Nj Garden Club Hdq
Address: 130 Log Cabin Road
Campus: George H. Cook
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/er0108ca.html
Contact Name: Carol Broccoli
Contact Email: broccoli@njaes.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7207
Additional Information:

Specific topics will include:

  • Hazards associated with recycling
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Worker safety and equipment (field and facility)
  • Equipment maintenance procedures/recordkeeping
  • Emergency planning/plans (including hazardous wastes)
  • How to make a recycling facility the safest it can be, including public access and drop-off issues
Target Audience: Alumni,  General Public