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A MID SEMESTER REPORT

ON

AN OVERVIEW OF WASTE MANAGEMENT

BY
PANDIT HARSH2010A4PS176U

AT

Lucy Switchgear FZE
Dubai, UAE

A Practice School – II station of

BITS PILANI, DUBAI CAMPUS
Dubai International Academic City, Dubai
UAE
(AUGUST 2013– JANUARY 2014)
A MID SEMESTER REPORT

ON

An overview of waste management

BY

Pandit Harsh 2010A4PS176U Mechanical engineering

Prepared in Partial Fulfillment of the
Practice School – II Course

AT

Lucy Switchgear FZE
Dubai, UAE

A Practice School – II station of

BITS PILANI, DUBAI CAMPUS
Dubai International Academic City, Dubai
UAE
(AUGUST 2013– JANUARY 2014)
BITS PILANI, DUBAI CAMPUS
Dubai International Academic City, Dubai
UAE

Station: Lucy Switchgear FZE Centre: Dubai Duration: 04.08.2013 - 09.01.2014 Date of Start: 04.08.2013 Date of Submission: 4.11.2013

Title of the Project: An overview of waste management
ID No. / Name of the student: 2010A4PS176U / Pandit Harsh
Discipline of Student: Mechanical Engineering
Name and Designation of the Expert: Mr. Craig walker (H&S facilities manager) Name of the PS Faculty: Ms. Maneesha Bhagchandani
Name of the PS Mentor: Mr. Craig walker
Key words: Scraps, IMDAAD, waste, Bailing machine
Project Areas: Types of waste, disposal of waste, drinking water solutions, forklift magnet Abstract: Waste management is an industry which revolves around the collection, storage, and disposal of waste, ranging from ordinary household waste to the waste generated at nuclear power plants. Developing effective waste management strategies is critical for nations all over the world, as many forms of waste can develop into a major problem when they are not handled properly. Numerous firms provide waste management services of a variety of types, and several governments also regulate the waste management industry for safety and efficacy.

Signature of Student Signature of PS Faculty Date: Date: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

This report would not have been possible without the extensive help provided by the many people who I would like to thank.

Firstly, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to Prof. Dr. R. K. Mittal, (Director, BPD), who has given us an opportunity to understand and apply our engineering concepts in a practical environment.

I would also like to sincerely thank Mr. Phil Williams, (GM, Lucy Switchgear FZE), for giving me the opportunity to work at Lucy Switchgear FZE

I am grateful to Mr. Chris Godfrey, (Group Health and safety Manager), and Mrs. Anamica Samuel, (Training & HR coordinator), for giving us H&S training and for coordinating with our college.

I would also like to thank Mr. Craig Walker (H&S Facilities Manager), Mr. Rodel Quitain (H&S Facility’s coordinator) for giving me continuous guidance throughout my report. I would also like to thank Prof. Dr. B. Muralidharan, (Dean of Placement & Practice School), for giving us this opportunity to work and apply our knowledge in the technical field and gain firsthand experience.

Lastly, my sincere gratitude to Dr. Maneesha Bhagchandani, our PS Faculty, for providing me with all the assistance required for a successful experience at Lucy Switchgear.

Pandit Harsh
2010A4PS176U

CONTENTS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
LIST OF FIGURES
1. Overview of the LSFZE1
1.1 Introduction1
1.2 Company structure2
1.3 LSFZE corporate responsibility2
1.3.1 Management system policy2
2. Waste management4
2.1 What is waste management?4
2.2 What are wastes?4
2.3 Kinds of waste4
2.3.1 Solid wastes4
2.3.2 Liquid wastes4
2.3.3 Hazardous wastes4
2.4 Different types of waste at LSFZE...
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