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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6404

 

January Session, 2007

 

LCO No. 1435

   

Referred to Committee on Environment

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF MECHANICAL LOADING OR UNLOADING EQUIPMENT AT CERTAIN SOLID WASTE FACILITIES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That title 22a of the general statutes be amended to require that any operator of a waste-to-energy facility or other waste handling facility in which solid waste is moved with mechanical loading or unloading equipment use a minimum of two persons during waste moving operations.

Statement of Purpose:

To protect employees of certain solid waste facilities from death or injury caused by mechanical loading or unloading equipment.