Health and safety in the operation of waste collection vehicles

Location:

Limassol – Cyprus

Dates:

Monday (15/7) and Tuesday (16/7)

Type:

In-house seminar, HRDA approved

Trainer:

George Kirkos

Company:

Green Dot Cyprus – A.Tsouloftas J.V. This company is responsible for the collection of recyclable waste (PMD and paper) from the Limassol municipalities and local authorities.

Participants

Totally 20 employees, waste collectors and waste collection vehicles drivers, participated in the seminars.

The waste management sector is one of increased occurrence of accidents in relation to other professions. In fact studies have shown that it ranks within the 10 most dangerous professions both in the US and the EU. Proper training of waste collectors and waste collection vehicle drivers is one of the most important factors in the reduction of accidents in this sector.

The  ‘Health and safety in the operation of waste collection vehicles’ program is designed to provide participants with  the theoretical background  and practical skills so that they can safely practice waste collection activities.

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