-NWRA Staff
September 11, 2023

NWRA Safety Monday Reminds Waste Collection Drivers to Be Safe When Approaching Railroad Crossings

Arlington, VA – This week’s Safety Monday, presented by Republic Services, reminds waste collection drivers to follow several safety tips.

“Every three hours in the U.S., someone is struck by a train,” said Kirk Sander, NWRA chief of staff and vice president of safety and standards. “These safety tips will help keep our drivers and workers safe on the road.”

Safety Monday is a copyrighted product of NWRA produced in collaboration with NWRA’s Safety Committee. For more information and to subscribe to NWRA’s Safety Monday, click here.


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.

Brandon Wright
National Waste & Recycling Association