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The analysis safety and health risks of workers in the municipal solid waste landfill in Malaysia


Mohd Sharif, Kamal Imran (2014) The analysis safety and health risks of workers in the municipal solid waste landfill in Malaysia. In: 4th International Conference on Technology and Operations Management (ICTOM04), 18-19 August 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

The aim of the paper is to reflect the findings from a case study conducted on the awareness to the operation of the municipal solid waste landfill. The study focused on safety and health risks for workers in the municipal solid waste landfill in Malaysia. Workers involved in and face occupational health and safety hazards which are as diverse as the materials they are handling. The study was conducted to identify the safety and health risks to their workers and implementation of appropriate exposure prevention or control measures. The information analysis throughout the research was gathered from survey conducted on a few key personnel of the company. Finally, the study draws several relationships between operation of municipal solid waste landfill in Malaysia and safety and health risk for workers and reflects several recommendations for further research.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by: School of Technology Management and Logistics, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Prince of Songkla University (PSU) & Institut Teknologi Banding (IPB)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Safety and Health risks, worker, municipal solid waste disposal, Malaysia
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mr. Kamal Imran Mohd Sharif
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2015 00:53
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2017 01:37
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/15934

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