Rice & Roses #1704 : Risky Business: The Sewer Worker

The job of a sewer worker incorporates many different skills, such as pipefitting, heavy machine operation, and plumbing. However, the major concern in the position is the possible exposure to infectious diseases in the wastewater, poor air quality in the tunnels, and safety. This episode takes a closer look at the job, its hazards, and what is being done to protect the workers that maintain our wastewater systems. Other topics include: new technology used in the industry, the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE), and the implementation of the sewer workers safety committee. Hosted by Chris Conybeare and featuring Dee Grove, John Witeck, David Bremer PhD, Buddy Wong, Glenn Gibo, Florendo "Fuji" Juan Jr, and Godfrey Ching. Aired November 2, 1988.

Languages: English


  • Documentary

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