Waste Transfer Station - Safety Requirements
|Publication Date:||1 January 2012|
This American National Standard is applicable to all persons who design, manufacture, assemble, modify, operate, clean, maintain, service, repair, or use transfer station facilities that engage in collecting, receiving, storing, processing, and eventual transportation of solid waste and recyclable materials. For purposes of this standard, a waste transfer station shall be deemed a facility with a tipping floor and may or may not also provide for a public drop- off area for solid waste.
Sections 1 through 3 provide general information and definitions and shall apply to all waste transfer stations covered by this standard.
Sections 4 through 6 provide for physical plant, processing machinery and mobile equipment requirements that shall apply to both new and existing waste transfer stations.
Section 7 provides for safety programs and safety requirements that shall apply to both new and existing waste transfer stations.