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.