Drum Handling Manual for Hazardous Waste Sites - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815511212, 9780815516903

Drum Handling Manual for Hazardous Waste Sites

1st Edition

Authors: K. Wagner
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815511212
eBook ISBN: 9780815516903
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1987
Page Count: 188
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A guide to the safe handling of drums that contain hazardous waste.


Material handlers and supervisors at hazardous waste sites.

Table of Contents

Introduction Selection of Drum Handling Methods Engineering Feasibility Health and Safety of Field Personnel Protection of the Environment and Public Welfare Costs Location, Detection, and Inventory of Drums Review of Background Data Aerial Photography Geophysical Surveying Sampling Preparing a Drum Inventory Site Preparation Site Access Improvements Support Facilities and Structures Site Drainage Improvements Air Monitoring and Inspections for Determining Drum Integrity Introduction Air Monitoring Visual Inspections Nondestructive Testing Methods Excavation, Removal and Onsite Handling of Drums Drum Excavation and Removal Equipment Accessories for Drum Excavation Equipment Selection and Use of Drum Excavation and Removal Equipment Excavation/Removal Procedures Drum Staging, Opening, and Sampling Waste Consolidation and Recontainerization Treatment/Disposal Options Preparation of Liquid Wastes for Final Treatment or Disposal Preparation of Solid Wastes and Soils for Final Treatment or Disposal Gas Cylinders Lab Packs Drum Crushing Decontamination Interim Storage and Transportation Onsite Containment Options for Buried Drums


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About the Author

K. Wagner

Affiliations and Expertise

Fachhochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin, Germany