The purpose of this practice is to provide guidance to solid waste processing facility managers responsible for maintaining records of the health and safety experience of their employees.
This practice is being withdrawn because the types of records and data collected are more appropriately determined by Health and Human Resource professionals and not this committee. Recommendations within the method are made that are not based on any stated scenario leaving the application of the standard vague at best to many potential users. The type and retention of data on any employee in the waste management field is effectively defined in the methods own identified Referenced Documents (2.1) OSHA Standard: 29 CFR 1910.20 Access to Records and other guidance documents readily available. This type of method should be developed and presented as indicated above by a group of Health, Safety and Human Resource professionals.
Formerly under the jursidiction of Committee D34 on Waste Management and the direct responsibility of Subcommittee D34.03.02 on Municipal Recovery and Reuse, this practice was withdrawn in January 2010 with no replacement.
1.1 The purpose of this practice is to provide guidance to solid waste processing facility managers responsible for maintaining records of the health and safety experience of their employees. This practice describes general principles for establishing a procedure to collect and document health and safety data within a solid waste processing facility and provides specific information on the forms and procedures to be used in recording illnesses among employees.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
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