Safety, Health and Security Standards for Water Resource Recovery, MOP 1, 7th Edition serves as an injury-reduction tool to all those working in the wastewater field. It contains best practices for creating written safety programs and procedures as well as guidelines that describe how to perform a variety of tasks safely and securely. From the laboratory to collection systems applications, this Manual has recommendations that can help reduce injuries and ensure the ultimate safety and health of employees. 


Safety, Health and Security Standards for Water Resource Recovery, MOP 1, 7th Edition includes:

  • Updated to address the health risks facing the wastewater sector during a pandemic 
  • Quick reference tables for PPE usage and common wastewater treatment hazards
  • Covers key issues relevant both to facilities and at remote locations  
  • Outlines industry standards to minimize injury and ensure the safety of all employees 


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Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 Introduction to Health, Safety, and Security

Chapter 2 Safety and Health Management Systems

Chapter 3 Identifying and Predicting Hazards

Chapter 4  Safety and Health in Water Resource Recovery Facility Operations

Chapter 5  Safety and Health in Water Resource Recovery Facility Maintenance

Chapter 6 Safety and Health in Sewer Collections and Remote Locations

Chapter 7 Commercial and Powered Industrial Vehicles

Chapter 8 Biological Hazards at Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Chapter 9 Hazardous Materials and Waste Management 

Chapter 10 Personal Protective Equipment 

Chapter 11 Coordination and Mutual Aid With Other Agencies and Officials

Chapter 12 Security and Emergency Preparedness 


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