Current safety-specific aspects

Construction and operation of small wastewater treatment plants

Safety during the construction and operation of small wastewater treatment plants is covered in many laws, regulations, and stan-dards. But a summary, simply accessible under the heading “small wastewater treatment plants,” unfortunately does not exist. Various specifications and regulations must be observed, depending on the given situation and the parties involved. Preventive measures and risk assessment of the work to be carried out are always important aspects of accident prevention. Basic requirements are, for example, contained in the German law on health and safety at work, which states...

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