PROFESSION SHEET : SANITATION SUIT AND TREATMENT OF WASTEWATER
4 April 2018
The Water and sanitation sectors are subjected to many chemical and biological risks. Short usage garments are adequate protection to protect personnel against the incurred risks.PROFESSION SHEET : SANITATION SUIT AND TREATMENT OF WASTEWATER.pdf
The water and sanitation professions are subject to numerous risks, including chemical and biological risks. Sanitation suit must be appropriately selected according to the risks from chemicals carried by wastewater as well as used for the treatment of water. Agents are also faced with the risk of high liquid projection during pipeline leaks.
CHEMICALS CARRIED BY WASTEWATER AND WATER TREATMENT
Hydrocarbons, petroleum solvents, chlorine, lime, heavy metals.
Glycol ethers, ferric chloride, bleach, various flocculants, sulfuric acid, methanol, detergents, bleaching agents, insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, paints, adhesives and resins solvents.
BIOLOGICAL AGENTS IN WASTEWATER
Bacteria, fungi and protozoa, algae and viruses.
FUNCTIONS AT RISK IN SANITATION
SANITATION WORKERS SEWER WORKERS DRIVERS. Performs regular maintenance and cleaning of the sewage system to avoid obstructions and overflows. Unclogs pipes. Cleans prefilters and screening systems. Collects stray or dead animals. Suitable sanitation suit : WEEPRO MAX PLUS
SEWER WORKERS. Maintains and cleans the pipes. Cures and cleans the sewage system. Unlocks the sanitation network by hydro-cleaning (highpressure jet). He can seal leaks on pipes and, if necessary, perform routine repairs to structures and sewer systems. Collects stray or dead animals. Suitable product: WEEJET
DRIVERS. Work done: pumping, cleaning, high and very high pressure cleaning. Suitable product: WEEJET
FUNCTIONS AT RISK IN WATER TREATMENT
WATER QUALITY AGENT. Ensures the proper functioning of wastewater treatment plants including valves, pumps and filters. Provides troubleshooting and repair work. Performs the dosing of the cleaning chemicals. Ensures the dehydration of sludge.
Waste water equipment Operator. Ensures the proper functioning of valves, pumps, filters.
Drinking Water treatment technician. Performs routine operations such as washing filters or preparing treatment products (reagents). Provides troubeshooting and repair works (mechanical and general maintenance).
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