Event Location

Northeast Waste Management Officials Association

Location Website


Jennifer Griffith
617-367-8558 x 303

Event Details

Improving Safety at Transfer Stations in Rural Communities

September 19, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

In many rural areas in the Northeast, towns operate transfer stations to provide waste management and recycling services to their residents. The Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA) partnered with waste management authorities and transfer stations in rural areas of New Hampshire and Vermont to improve worker safety and promote waste reduction. NEWMOA provided technical assistance and training by:

This webinar will help raise awareness of common issues found at small transfer stations in rural areas to help improve safety for both transfer station workers and residents. Topics include:

Equipment safety (compactors)