SWANA urges WTE facility managers to minimize future fire risks and impacts at their facilities by following the recommendations presented in this report.
The report, Fire Prevention and Control at WTE Facilities, examines two case studies of large-scale fires at WTE facilities two months apart.
WTE facility managers are encouraged to consider the steps taken at the two case study facilities.
- Clear the tipping floor at the end of each day
- Create areas of separation on the tipping floor
- Churn waste in the refuse pit regularly
The full report, Fire Prevention and Control at WTE Facilities, is available free to ARF subscribers. The report will be available free for members, and for purchase to the general public, in October, 2020.
The Executive Summary can be accessed by filling out the Contact Form.