New Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Shows Slight Downturn in Waste Industry Fatalities

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its 2014 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries data, with the solid waste industry showing a slight downturn in worker fatalities.


The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is an organization of more than 10,000 public and private sector professionals committed to advancing from solid waste management to resource management through their shared emphasis on education, advocacy and research. For more than 60 years, SWANA has been the leading association in the solid waste management field. SWANA serves industry professionals through technical conferences, certifications, publications and a large offering of technical training courses.

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