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
American National Standards (ANSs) applicable to Equipment Technology and Operations for Wastes and Recyclable Materials.
April 15, 2022
This Alliance with the OSHA Regional Office in New York is another step in SWANA’s commitment to reduce worker injuries and fatalities through awareness, training, and education.
March 18, 2022
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.