Project #3104

Water Utility Safety and Health: Review of Best Practices

$709,257
Completed
Principal Investigator
John
Borowski
Research Manager
Dr. Kenan Ozekin
Contractor
Black & Veatch
Workforce
Utility Management

Abstract

Identifies, documents, and evaluates exemplary practices for integrating worker health and safety into the design of new and retrofit drinking water conveyance, treatment, and distribution systems. Assesses the cost effectiveness of incorporating the ergonomic designs in new and existing facilities. Also identifies and evaluates various proactive and reactive programs that promote worker health and safety at water utilities. Research partner: USEPA. Published in 2010.