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SWANA Pacific Chapter Safety Ambassador

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.
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Announcing Our New SWANA Pacific Chapter Safety Ambassador

SWANA Pacific is pleased to welcome our new 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. (more…)
Stephanie Moorman
August 7, 2019
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Hauler Safety Outreach

Solid waste collection workers are receiving the same safety resources from SWANA at Hauler Safety Outreach events across North America. These efforts are meant to provide valuable safety materials to the haulers who visit facilities every day who face serious risk of injury and fatality. Collecting waste and recyclables is the 5th most dangerous job in the United States and is very hazardous in other countries as well. (more…)
Stephanie Moorman
June 11, 2019
NewsSafety

SWANA Safety Update

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…)
Stephanie Moorman
April 19, 2018
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