SWANA Pacific is pleased to introduce our Safety Ambassador. Lynne Vidler is a Senior Project Engineer at Metro Vancouver with nearly 12 years of experience in the Solid Waste field. Prior to starting with Metro Vancouver, Lynne spent 10 years in the pulp and paper industry, working at mills in Port Alberni, Powell River and Delta. Throughout her career she has been actively involved in safety and emergency management and is looking forward to working with SWANA members on safety initiatives in our region. To contact Lynne with any safety issues or concerns, please contact her via the button below.
SWANA released an overview of 2017 solid waste industry fatality data today via press release. SWANA recorded 132 fatalities – an 18 percent increase in total fatalities compared to 2016, with almost all incidents occurring in the United States. The full press release is available here. (more…)
Jesse Maxwell, Advocacy & eLearning Program Manager at SWANA has issued a SWANA Safety Alert to SWANA Chapter Safety Ambassadors, including SWANA Pacific Chapter's Maggie Warren, regarding industry fatalities. (more…)