In the Solid Waste Industry, Safety Matters!


SWANA has a strong commitment to safety and is determined to help move the waste collection industry off of the federal government’s list of 10 most dangerous jobs and reduce accidents and injuries. SWANA's safety initiatives represent part of that effort.

SWANA recognizes that, in the solid waste industry safety matters! #SWANASafety

SWANA’s Safety Initiatives

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SWANA Joins Regional OSHA Alliance

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SWANA Reports Dramatic Decrease In Worker Fatalities In 2021

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) reported a significant reduction in solid waste worker deaths in 2021 in the United States and Canada.

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