ID#: 19116
This dump truck was dumping its load of pesticide waste at a site that had been designated suitable for the deposition of toxic wastes. Dumping sites like this are maintained under strict regulatory guidelines, established by the Federal Government’s, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Note that the man standing in the foreground, observing the dumping activity, was not wearing any personal protective equipment (PPE), which should have included a filtered breathing mask.
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Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1971
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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