The art and science of safety
- Small haulers: Audits help raise safety awareness. Johnson, Jim // Waste & Recycling News;5/14/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p0011
The article focuses on the need for small waste hauling companies to pay attention to employee safety to create a culture of safety in the employee ranks. Dominick Incantalupo of Chelsea Sanitation Services Inc. states that companies should discipline employees with unsafe behavior because it...
- SIMPLE Math. Battersby, Mark E. // Waste Age;Feb2007, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p26
This article discusses the impact of the Pension Protection Act of 2006 on the waste disposal industry in the U.S. According to the author, the law contains few provisions that directly impact refuse collectors, landfill operators and recycling businesses. However, the author asserts that tucked...
- Singularly Focused. Fickes, Michael // Waste Age;Nov2009, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p32
The article considers the safety policies and procedures for single-stream material recovery facilities (MRFs). According to Susan Eppes, owner and principal with EST Solutions Inc., in dual-stream MRFs, safety is centered on the sorters and on maintenance technicians managing maintenance and...
- Safer garbage. Howard, L.; Zeman, N. // Newsweek;7/8/1991, Vol. 118 Issue 2, p8
Announces that San Francisco's Bay Area Walgreen store has begun offering a Sharps Container, a plastic bucket with a one-way mouth that lets you put syringes in but won't let them fall out. One of the biggest fears for garbage workers is getting pricked by syringes tossed in the trash.
- Make safety rules for all. // Waste News;09/07/98, Vol. 4 Issue 17, p8
Editorial. Discusses the importance of the safety of workers in the waste and recycling industries. Information on the level of danger involved in garbage collection; Reference to the standards of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
- WASTE MANAGEMENT COMPANIES. // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);2009 Book of Lists, p32
A list of the top waste management companies in Las Vegas, Nevada for 2009 ranked based on the number of local employees is presented, including Republic Services, Evergreen Recycling and Industrial Waste Utilization.
- Buyers beware when spec'ing truck replacement parts Sturgess, Steve // World Wastes;Aug1992, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p50
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- News briefs. // World Wastes;Mar1997, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p7
Reports on the acquisition and contract developments of the landfill industry in the United States as of March 1997. Eastern Environmental Services Inc.'s acquisition of the R&A Benedr Inc. landfill and collection operations; US Manufacturing Inc.'s acquisition of GDS Screens Inc.; $1.3 million...
- News briefs. // World Wastes;Mar1997, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p8
Reports on contracts and distributors in the refuse disposal industry in the United States as of March 1997. Rader Resource Recovery Inc.'s contract from Reciclados Industriales de Mexico (RIMEX); Rust Environment and Infrastructure's $8 million; Mid-Atlantic Plastic Systems, Inc. appointed the...