NWRA Safety Leaders Meet with OSHA Officials on Industry Issues

NWRA Safety Leaders Meet with OSHA Officials on Industry Issues

Arlington, VA – Members of the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) Safety Committee met with officials from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to discuss safety issues facing the waste and recycling industry.

“We appreciate the opportunity to discuss safety issues with OSHA, including preventing heat-related illness and injuries and thank Assistant Secretary Douglas Parker and Deputy Assistant Secretary Jim Frederick for meeting with us,” said Kirk Sander, chief of staff and vice president of safety and standards for NWRA. “We look forward to working with the agency as they develop rules and policies to help keep workers safe.”


The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) represents the private sector waste and recycling services industry. Association members conduct business in all 50 states and include companies that manage waste, recycling and medical waste, equipment manufacturers and distributors, and various other service providers. For more information about NWRA, please visit www.wasterecycling.org.

Brandon Wright
National Waste & Recycling Association