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SWANA Safety Awards – Now Open

I’m pleased to share that SWANA is now accepting submissions for its 2021 Safety Awards, including for a new category recognizing the best agency or company response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Public and private sector solid waste organizations are encouraged to apply for consideration in one of three categories - Best Safety Innovation, Biggest Safety Improvement, or COVID-19 Response. This third category was added this year to honor outstanding efforts to protect workers and the public during the pandemic.

There is no fee to enter, but the applicant must be a SWANA member. Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, June 30 and winners will be recognized at WASTECON* 2021 in Orlando, Florida, November 1-3, 2021.

SWANA would like to thank this year’s award program sponsors, Caterpillar, New Way, Peterbilt, and Safe Fleet.
Their support of this program is invaluable and demonstrates their ongoing commitment to industry safety.
Thanks are also due to the SWANA Safety Committee that manages this program each year.

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BECAUSE SAFETY MATTERS – Five to Stay Alive – Safety Tips for Waste Collection Employees & Top 10 Backing Best Practices

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*ANSI Z245.1. refers to a specific industry-developed standard called Mobile Wastes and Recyclable Materials Collection, Transportation, and Compaction Equipment. ANSI is the American National Standard Institute, which develops standards for a whole variety of different industries in the United States, and is referenced as a standard for Canada.



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