NWRA’s Safety Monday Reminds Workers to Walk Like a Penguin to Avoid Slips, Trips and Falls
Arlington, VA – This week’s Safety Monday, presented by WM, reminds waste collection workers to walk like a penguin to avoid injuries and fatalities from slips, trips and falls.
“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that nearly one million people are injured from slips and falls each year,” said Kirk Sander, NWRA chief of staff and vice president, safety and standards. “It is important that waste collection workers follow safe practices at home and work.”
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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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