Rr Waste Solutions
- Austin US-TX
Solid waste management company RR Waste Solutions, LP, is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and provides residential, commercial, and industrial refuse collection and recycling services as well as landfill operation and management services. As a privately owned company, RR Waste Solutions is affiliated with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA), which represents for-profit waste and recycling companies operating in the United States. Among the services provided by the NWRA to its member organizations are several safety training and awareness programs developed to protect waste management professionals, including the Be Safe, Be Proud video series. Funded by a grant from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Be Safe, Be Proud videos help government organizations and companies educate waste management employees about how to prevent and avoid workplace hazards. The four DVD's in the series aim to minimize on-the-job accidents, injuries, and deaths by depicting scenarios that clearly illustrate to viewers the dangers waste workers are face in specific occupational roles. Ranging in price from $29 to $89 for NWRA members and $49 to $99 for non-members, each DVD is 18 to 20 minutes long and available in both English and Spanish. The first video in the series focuses on safe disposal practices and the environmental hazards unique to residential collection workers. Through footage shot at one of the nation’s largest landfills, Be Safe, Be Proud: At the Landfill exhibits on-site dangers and safe practices particular to landfill spotters and equipment operators. Transfer station staff and haulers can view Be Safe, Be Proud: At the Transfer Station and learn about spatial separation of equipment, traffic control, scavenging, and protective devices. Be Safe, Be Proud: Safety Awareness for Supervisors and Managers demonstrates effective methods for coaching employees on safety compliance, with an emphasis on issues related to collection and maintenance roles.