building for any purpose. This also applies to collection personnel, unless they have
been previously instructed in safe conduct within the incinerator enclosure.
h. Incinerator Operating Charts and safety Notices. Operating charts should
be posted for ready reference and appropriate safety warnings should be placed in all
hazardous areas. A "KEEP OUT" sign should be placed on the guardrails around the
i. Notices to Collection Crews. A "Notice to Collection Crews" sign (see
figure 1-8) should be placed in full view of collection truck drivers and helpers
approaching the unloading platform.
1. Do not unload and charge waste into incinerator without supervision of chief
2. Do not unload GASOLINE, OIL, CLEANING FLUIDS, and EXPLOSIVES from
trucks at the incinerator.
3. CANS, BOTTLES, WATERY GARBAGE, SALVAGEABLE PAPER,
CARTONS, BOXES, and the like will not be accepted for incineration.
4. Do not dump regulated medical waste on the floor. The chief operator must
put it into the incinerator immediately.
5. Do not unload waste after incinerator operator is gone.
6. Trucks must leave promptly after unloading.
7. Do not remove unloading tools belonging at incinerator building.
Figure 1-8. Notice, collection crews.
j. Hazardous Waste. All hazardous waste should be rejected. This includes
1-15. INCINERATOR CAPACITIES
Incineration plants are usually rated on the number of tons of combustible
materials they will burn during one day. The true burning capacity of an incinerator is its
ability to receive and burn combustibles in one hour within proper temperature limits.