SWANA Safety Matters
SWANA's Safety Ambassador Program Named Safety Initiative of the Year
WasteDIVE provides busy professionals with a bird's-eye view of the waste management industry and selects award winners in a variety of catergories. Full list of winners.
Fairfax County Solid Waste Slow Down to Get Around PSA: http://www.ebmcdn.net/fairfax/fairfax-cable-viewer.php?w=768&h=432&viewnode=psa_60_slowdown
Safety Resource Links for Collectors
- American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z245.1: Standard for Refuse Collection, Processing and Disposal Equipment
- Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Safety Matters Website
- Video: National Waste Recycling Association SDTGA Public Service Announcement
- OSHA Standard OSHA 3151-12R 2004 for Personal Protective Equipment
Staying Safe in the Heat
- NSC Five Minute Safety Talk on Heat Related Illness
- OSHA Quick Card on protecting workers from heat stress (and in Spanish)
- Dehydration Urine Color Chart
- There is also a great OSHA Heat Index app available for smartphones. There is a version that can be free downloaded for IOS and one for Android.