SWANA Canadian Safety Summit – Free Online Event

This free event (held via ZOOM) was a collaboration of all Canadian Chapters of SWANA.

November 23 & 24, 2021, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Mountain Time (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Central Time) each day.

Day 1 – Agenda

  • International Safety DATA on Solid Waste Industry
    What are the areas that need improvement? What can be done?
  • How are Jurisdictions tracking safety data?
  • Innovations in Safety Plans – Small Scale
    2016 SWANA’s Innovation in Safety Awards on East Hants Safety Program and methods to engage staff.
  • Safety Improvement – Large Scale Perspective
    SWANA Safety Award 2021 – Biggest Safety Improvements.
  • Keys to fostering a healthy workspace, identifying potential red flags.
    Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety

Day 2 – Agenda

  • Change to Manual Yard Waste: Ergonomic Risks and Challenges
  • Are MRF and Transfer Station Operators the victims of fire hazards in our waste and recycling streams.
  • Electric Vehicles Battery Storage a future issue
  • Impacts to insurance premiums from safety challenges
  • Repetitive Strain vs Automation
  • Change to Hot Zone Plans – Managing Safety Operations Related to High Risk Areas.

ARWMAS Cost of Landfilling Workshop

The Association of Regional Waste Management Authorities of Saskatchewan hosted a workshop on The Cost of Landfilling in Saskatchewan.  The workshop was presented by the SWANA Northern Lights Chapter and sponsored by the Government of Saskatchewan.

This online workshop was held on August 19, 2020. Download the presentations via the links below: