Anthony “Tony” Hargis has been in his role as the National Safety Director for the National Waste and Recycling Association since March 2016. Tony is the father of a 12 year old daughter and an 8 year old son and resides in Marietta, GA. Prior to coming to NWRA, Tony was the Fleet Safety and Compliance Manager for Coca-Cola Refreshments. Tony is a Certified Transportation Professional and an Associate HFACS Professional with over 20 years of senior leadership responsibility in Supply Chain Transportation, Occupational Health and Safety, Risk Management, and Operational Excellence Process Improvement with global Fortune 100 companies, Municipal Government, and Privately owned companies.
Tony has a proven record leading multi-site development and implementation of safety management systems, fleet compliance programs, transportation strategies, and human factor classification to control risk. Tony has superior communication and mentoring experience for shifting operational direction, change management, and developing a positive organizational safety culture.
FYI: the acronym HFACS is pronounced ‘H – facks’. It stands for Human Factors Analysis and Classification Systems.