NWRA’s Safety Monday Provides Tips to Prevent Injuries on Staircases

 NWRA’s Safety Monday Provides Tips to Prevent Injuries on Staircases

Arlington, VA – This week’s Safety Monday, presented by WM, provides important safety tips to avoid slips, trips and falls on staircases.

“The National Safety Council reports that stairway falls are a leading cause of injuries,” said Kirk Sander, NWRA chief of staff and vice president, safety and standards. “Using a handrail, wearing sturdy footwear and proper lighting are easy ways to avoid injuries from falls on staircases.”

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