NWRA THANKS OSHA FOR GUIDANCE ON MANAGING WASTE AND RECYCLING
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Posted by: Brandon Wright
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 19, 2020
NWRA THANKS OSHA FOR PROVIDING GUIDANCE ON MANAGING WASTE AND RECYCLING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Arlington, VA – The National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) thanks the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for providing guidance on managing waste and recycling during the COVID-19 crisis.
“NWRA continues to engage with federal agencies, the White House, Congress, and state authorities to ensure our members have the tools and resources available to safely operate during the COVID-19 pandemic. We appreciate that OSHA honored our request to provide guidance on their website during this health crisis,” said NWRA President and CEO Darrell Smith. “NWRA is committed to working with our members to make sure everyone of our workers comes home safely each day.”
NWRA is leading the effort to reducing injuries and fatalities in the industry through engagement such as, an alliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and a partnership with the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) on a request for proposals to provide a baseline analysis for what is occurring in the industry.
The National Waste and Recycling Association represents the private sector waste and recycling services industry. Association members conduct business in all 50 states, and DC and include companies that manage waste collection, recycling and medical waste, equipment manufacturers and distributors, and a variety of other service providers. For more information about NWRA, please visit www.wasterecycling.org.
National Waste and Recycling Association