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Healthcare Workers Are Sanitation Workers Too

Nurses practice in a multitude of healthcare settings, from hospitals to hospice centers their jobs range from physical exams to preparing to be garbage man…Yes, that’s correct. Nurses are garbage men too. If you think about what the nurse does when you go to the doctor’s office normally you would just think that they take … Read more Healthcare Workers Are Sanitation Workers Too

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Flooring Contractors are Sanitation Workers too

Flooring installation specialists are jacks of all trades. Yes, they handle recycle and construction waste everyday during remodel projects.   From carpets to tile work, hardwood flooring to linoleum they are trained to work with multiple mediums that require accuracy, skill, and…recycling? That’s right recycling, floor installers are garbage men too. A lot of hard … Read more Flooring Contractors are Sanitation Workers too

Town of Warsaw – Waste and Recycling Workers Week

Interim Town Manager Lee Capps (far left) and Vice Mayor Paul Yackel (far right) with town sanitation workers, The Town of Warsaw expressed its gratitude to local sanitation workers with a special lunch on Thursday, June 23 in honor of Waste and Recycling Workers Week. A week prior to the lunch, a town sanitation worker … Read more Town of Warsaw – Waste and Recycling Workers Week

National Holiday Has North Jax Roots

By Nicole Dunkley NJM Correspondent NORTH JAX –– Down the quiet road of Eastport on Friday, June 17, a small building is seen behind tall bushes and has its exterior covered with yellow balloons. When inside the building it becomes much bigger than before. A table is set with all sorts of different foods and … Read more National Holiday Has North Jax Roots

The Interest in the Refuse Industry by Jaccob Dalton

  For the typical individual, an interest in sanitation trucks is unheard of. Cars, sports, social media, and photography all may come to mind as various interests. Not sanitation trucks; I’ve had a passion for sanitation trucks and the refuse industry all together for as long as I can remember, dating back to my younger … Read more The Interest in the Refuse Industry by Jaccob Dalton

4 Secrets Your Garbage Collector Knows About YOU

      Most people never give their trash a second thought. They tend to dump whatever it is that they feel has no value, or that which they have no further need for, directly into the can. Unless someone suddenly discovers they are missing a check or a diamond ring, once the garbage can … Read more 4 Secrets Your Garbage Collector Knows About YOU

Machine Guarding

Injuries involving machinery and equipment often result in death or permanent disability.  Unguarded or inadequately guarded machinery and equipment, along with exposure to hazardous energy during servicing and maintenance activities, create serious hazards in many workplaces.   Any of the following operations could result in injury or even death: Regular operation Setup/threading/preparation for regular operation … Read more Machine Guarding

Lawn Care Professionals are Sanitation Workers too

Think about it, Lawn Care Professionals are Sanitation Workers too….. The most common duty you think of when you see someone landscaping your local park and highways is mowing, weeding, perhaps even planting shrubs and flowers. At first glance that is all you may think of when it comes to lawn care professionals; in reality … Read more Lawn Care Professionals are Sanitation Workers too