Implementation of evaporator to minimize wastewater disposal
Colón Berríos, Yolimar
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The medical device company currently has two areas in which the processes generate wastewater classified as Non-Hazardous. The current process involves expenses to subcontracted services for disposal, recurrent purchasing of containers and manpower dedicated to the collection, documentation and movement of wastewater. The activity performed by associates during the process of collection and managing of wastewater, represent an opportunity related to ergonomics beside the environmental impact. The installation of a wastewater evaporator which will allow to reduce current amount of waste disposal, its related costs and will eliminate the ergonomic opportunity in associates that perform this task as well to reduce the environmental impact that this process cause. Key Terms ⎯ Cost Reduction, Ergonomic and Environmental Impact, Evaporator, Wastewater.