Here are resources SWANA has gathered to support solid waste workers, employers and customers during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The public can help protect the health of the men and women in the solid waste industry during this vital time by following the tips available in this guide.
Two keynote sessions at SWANApalooza 2020 covered the recent coronavirus pandemic. They are available for purchase through the SWANA Store.
A review of the risk of garbage belonging to people infected with SARS-CoV-2 as a potential source of community spread and a threat to sanitation workers.
The International Solid Waste Association considers three overall priorities for waste management during the period of the pandemic of COVID-19:
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COVID-19 Workplace Posters & Guidance Booklets - U.S. OSHA
Pandemic (COVID-19) Tip Sheets – Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources - Public Health Agency of Canada
Recycling & COVID-19 – The Recycling Partnership
Gloved Hands May Spread Germs – Association for Professionals In Infection Control and Epidemiology
Survey shows widespread industry impact of COVID-19 - Waste Today
COVID-19 Resource Page - California Resource Recovery Association
Guidance for Employers: COVID-19 and the Workplace - National Safety Council
The Safety Professional’s Role in Planning for a Pandemic - American Society of Safety Professionals
Coronavirus Impacts on the Recycling Industry - Resource Recycling
Locate Distilleries Making Hand Sanitizer to Fight COVID-19 - Distilled Spirits Council
Show your appreciation for Sanitation and Recycling Workers! Download this Thank You flyer and post it in sight of your community's solid waste workers.
Helping the solid waste industry cope with evolving health and safety risks.
Download documents to demonstrate proof to law enforcement personnel that you work in an essential industry.
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