NWRA Safety Monday Reminds Us that Slips, Trips and Falls are More Common this Time of Year
Arlington, VA – This week’s Safety Monday, presented by GFL Environmental, reminds waste collection workers that slips, trips and falls are more likely to occur this time of year.
“The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that slips, trips and falls cause 700 fatalities each year and 450,000 reported injuries,” said Kirk Sander, NWRA chief of staff and vice president, safety and standards. “The Safety Monday this week offers important tips to stay safe.”
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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 a variety of other service providers. For more information about NWRA, please visit www.wasterecycling.org.
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