-NWRA Staff
June 12, 2023

NWRA Safety Monday Reminds Waste Collection Workers to Avoid, Slips, Trips, and Falls

Arlington, VA – This week’s Safety Monday presented by the City of Scottsdale, AZ, offers waste collection workers tips to avoid slips, trips, and falls.

“According to OSHA, more than 65 percent of falls in the workplace were caused by a slip or trip,” said Kirk Sander, Chief of Staff and Vice President of Safety and Standards for the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA). “We encourage the men and women in our industry to follow these tips to remain safe.”

“We are pleased to provide this industry-renowned safety resource to anyone who requests it,” said NWRA President and CEO Darrell Smith. “You do not need to be a member of NWRA to receive it.”

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 and Recycling Association