Safety at the MRF

Safety at the MRF

Some solid waste management operations are more risky than others due to the equipment being used and the processes employed to manage material.

Recycling centers present a number of unique safety challenges. For example, workers at recycling centers may be in close proximity to potential hazards as material moves along conveyor belts and is hand-sorted. Additionally, there is potentially dangerous equipment with lots of moving parts including conveyors, screens, trammels, balers, for

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