October 2018

Pay-As-You-Throw Municipal Solid Waste Strategies: Starting the Discussion

By Solus Group Marketing Team October 29, 2018

Pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) programs represent a powerful strategy for limiting landfill-bound content in municipal waste systems. As residents respond to the incentives built into a PAYT strategy, though, haulers, material recovery facilities (MRF), and other stakeholders within the sustainable materials management stream must be prepared to absorb the changes.

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Eye Injury Prevention in the Forklift Battery Room

By Solus Group Marketing Team October 22, 2018

October is home to not just one but two outreach efforts focused on eye injury prevention. The American Academy of Ophthalmology declares this the month Eye Injury Prevention Month, and the World Health Organization observes World Sight Day on the second Thursday, which will be October 11, 2018. 

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Warehouse Ergonomics Tips for National Ergonomics Month

By Solus Group Marketing Team October 16, 2018

Here in the middle of National Ergonomics Month, it's a great time to revisit our favorite warehouse ergonomics solutions. But it isn't just National Ergonomics Month. October 16 is also World Spine Day, an international event that raises awareness of spinal issues and back pain in particular.

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OSHA Fire Prevention Plan Requirements

By Solus Group Marketing Team October 8, 2018

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, some employers, though not all, must maintain an official written fire prevention plan at all times. The key rule here is OSHA standard 1910.39, which states that "an employer must have a fire prevention plan when an OSHA standard in this part requires one." The standard goes on to list the minimum elements that the fire plan must contain.

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Energy Action Month: Choosing Trash Can Dumpers at Federal Agencies

By Solus Group Marketing Team October 1, 2018

Every October, the federal government observes Energy Action Month. To mark this event, the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) offers specific, step-by-step recommendations federal agencies can use to meet energy-efficiency requirements.

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