Initiatives

Safety

PRECO-October2019

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

#SWANASafety News and Related Events

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News

February 19, 2021

SWANA Launches New Weekly Safety Newsletter

Safety Matters starts same week as SWANA’s Safety Summit

News

January 07, 2021

SWANA Condemns Yesterday’s Attack on Democracy at the U.S. Capitol

SWANA condemns the violent, unlawful revolt against civil authority and America’s democratic processes and institutions that took place yesterday in Washington, D.C.

News

December 21, 2020

SWANA Urges CDC to Explicitly Identify Waste & Recycling Workers as Frontline Essential for COVID-19 Vaccine

SWANA asks CDC advisory committee to clarify vaccine distribution guidance

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Blog

September 15, 2020

Safety is a Culture

Safety isn’t a directive, it’s a culture. Easy to say, but hard to accomplish. A safety culture is the result of combined efforts toward values, attitudes, goals and proficiency of an organization’s safety program.

Blog

July 16, 2020

Planning for Changes During the Coronavirus Pandemic and Beyond

By: Robert Craggs and Veronica Roof

Blog

June 17, 2020

Latest trends & best practices to keep solid waste workers safe

By: Robert Craggs and Veronica Roof

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