What would it be like to live without plastic? How much waste could we keep out of landfills, waterways and oceans if we all refused single-use plastic? This July, we invite you to find out by participating in Plastic Free July. What is Plastic Free July? Plastic Free July was founded in Western Australia in … Read more
Law enforcement officials are reminding motorists to remain alert to a law that targets motorists who are caught speeding past sanitation collection trucks. Motorists that ignore the law face jail time or a fine of up to $100, officials said. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the “Slow Down to Get Around” bill into law last summer, … Read more
Slow Down to Get Around is a national safety campaign aimed at reminding motorists to drive carefully near waste and recycling collection vehicles. SWANA provides the Slow Down to Get Around Decals to SWANA members per request at no charge, sponsored by Heil Environmental, Waste and Recycling Workers Week and 3rd Eye, part of the … Read more
Safety Monday is a member-only weekly, one-page safety newsletter distributed by SWANA in partnership with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA). Members can access the complete archive of Safety Monday on the Open Forum library. You will need to log in with your member account to access.
Promoting Safety To Employees & Parents
With high temperatures, high humidity, and increased sun exposure, summertime offers many safety challenges to workers. The materials below provide information and helpful tips for preventing heat-related illnesses this season. U.S. OSHA Occupational Heat Exposure Prevention Heat-related Illnesses & First Aid Protecting Workers from Heat Stress Protección contra el estrés por calor para trabajadores U.S. … Read more