Chapter 8 of Safety, Health and Security in Wastewater Systems, MOP 1, 6th Edition
Since the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in 1911, health and safety has been an upfront management tool spoken in the same context as productivity, quality, and cost. The ﬁre showed that fatalities and injuries, if prevented, have a direct effect on the bottom line and the workforce.
This Manual of Practice will serve 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.