Lessons Learned from COVID-19: Safety and Operations Best Practices (WasteExpo 2021)

July 22, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic began and many societal functions were shut down, waste collection service was deemed essential and remained ongoing. Most municipalities and companies continued providing curbside waste and recycling collection, but some suspended certain programs out of precaution. Learn how municipalities and companies responded to COVID-19, ramped up use of personal protective equipment, increased sanitation of trucks and equipment, practiced social distancing, adjusted hours for employees, utilized more technology for remote work and operational support and more.

Jane Dolezal, Safety Manager, Homewood Disposal Service, Inc.
Laura Askin, Principal, LKACo, LLC
Michael Fernandez, Director, Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management
Will Lange, CCO, PPE, Honeywell

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