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In Loving Memory of My Uncle, The Waste & Recycling Workers Week

Thank you Nathan Richardson View Profile for sharing the Poem of your late Uncle. My Uncle was a proud Garbage Man in Norfolk. VA! He passed away about 30 years ago. I wrote this as a tribute to him in 2011. In Loving Memory Whether driving routes on garbage trucks, delivering portable sanitation units, or working in the offices … Read more

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Safety Tuesday- Stopping Distance Factors

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Computer Technicians Are Sanitation Workers Too…

Computer Technicians are Saination too…. Hold down the Ctrl, Alt and Delete button on your computer keyboard all at once and what happens? Most likely your computer shuts down and reboots. This is a nifty trick that even the most technologically inept person knows, but computer technicians know not only this trick but also how to … Read more

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We’ve gone Global! Time for Waste & Recycling Workers Week

Waste and Recycling Workers Week was another huge success this year and proved to be our greatest celebration yet! Thank you for joining us in honoring the hardworking men and women who work every day to keep our communities safe and clean. This year we had a lot of interest in recognizing not just our … Read more

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Safety Tuesday Poison Prevention Tips

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Living the dream: A Day in the life of a Waynesboro City Garbage Collector

By CLARICE ELLINGER WAYNESBORO- “I’m living the dream,” Mike Campbell, city refuse worker of 18 years, said. “I’ve wanted to do this since I was a kid. I’ve always wanted to ride the step.” To children, it looks like a fun job filled with adventures. They watch as the garbage man rides by hanging on … Read more

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Safety Tuesday Heat Stroke Warning Signs

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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

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Safety Tuesday Lockout / Tagout (LOTO)

   

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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

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