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Part IV: General Rules
Trash Disposal

OSHA citation 1910.141

  1. Never reach into a wastebasket with your hands. Pick up a basket and pour the trash into the proper receptacle.
  2. Do not let garbage accumulate so that the container is too heavy to lift. Use teamwork if loads are too heavy to manage by yourself.
  3. Report any improper disposal of hazardous waste to your supervisor.
  4. Do not place lamps, asbestos tiles, batteries, fluorescent tubes or liquids into trash receptacles. Report these to your supervisor.

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