Solid Waste Operator Forum

Transfer Station Operator Training on January 14, 2020 at AVCOG

Eric P. Hamlin, Environmental Specialist, Division of Solid Materials Management, Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Transfer Station Safety PowerPoint Presentation

Topics covered:

•        Equipment safety

•        Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

•        Weather and extreme temperatures

•        Traffic safety

•        Slip, trip, and fall hazards

•        Air quality

•        Noise

•        Hazardous and Universal Waste

•        Blood borne pathogens, sharps, first aid

•        Ergonomics

•        Fire and electrical safety

•        Vectors