Solid Waste Association of North America’s Latest Safety Tips 28.11.2017 14:42 SWANA’s Five to Stay Alive for Waste to Energy Workers SWANA has released the latest instalment to its ‘Five to Stay Alive’ series, featuring safety tips for employees at waste to energy plants. read more … Truck Reversing Safety System to Launch at Motorsport Event 27.11.2017 12:31 ISS Takes Reaclear Refuse Collection Vehicle Safety System to Top Gear Track Innovative Safety Systems Ltd has announced the first in a series of motor sport events to mark the launch of Reaclear – a device to prevent refuse collection vehicle reversing accidents. read more … SWANA Responds to BLS 2016 Industry Injury & Illness Data 17.11.2017 12:23 Waste Collection Injury Rate Declines, while Landfill & MRF Injuries Rise The frequency of injuries and illnesses involving waste collection employees in the US has declined, but for workers at landfills and MRF they've risen, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. read more … Negative Perception Remains Despite Evidence on Recycled Product 25.10.2017 11:16 No Health Risk from Recycled Tyre Rubber Crumb, BIR Conference Told “Extremely negative” publicity continues to surround the use of tyre-derived crumb rubber in synthetic turf despite evidence from all studies worldwide concluding there is no risk to human health, according to the Bureau of International Recycling. read more … New CIWM President Urges Global Action to Tackle ‘Waste Emergency’ 18.10.2017 10:14 New CIWM President Urges Global Action to Tackle ‘Waste Emergency’ The incoming President of the CIWM, Professor David C. Wilson, has highlighted how critical resource and waste management is to public health and the environment on a global scale. read more … Three Small Gas Cylinders Explode in Waste Baler at Recycling Plant 15.08.2017 13:05 VIDEO: Propane Cylinder Explosion at Recycling Centre in Kent County, Michigan The moment a propane gas cylinder exploded in a baler at a recycling facility at a Kent County Recycling Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan has been caught on the CCTV. read more … ‘Five to Stay Alive’ Resources Expand 07.08.2017 16:21 New Safety Tips for Composting Operators from SWANA Safety tips for composting operations employees have been published as the latest installment to the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) “Five to Stay Alive” series. read more …
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