McNeilus Stands Up for Industry Safety by Participating in National Safety Stand Down
McNeilus joins the National Waste & Recycling Association in promoting industry best practices to improve safety for workers during week-long event.
DODGE CENTER, Minn. (Feb. 12, 2018) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, announced today that it has joined the 2018 NWRA Safety Stand Down, an initiative of the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA). This week-long training and awareness effort is focused on reducing accidents, fatalities and injuries related to truck backing incidents, which is a common challenge for the industry. The NWRA Safety Stand-Down on vehicle backing runs the week of February 12-16, 2018.
McNeilus is a member of the Minnesota chapter and shares NWRA’s commitment toward significantly improving safety for the waste and recycling industry. Participation in the stand down means that McNeilus has joined with waste and recycling companies across the country to commit to:
- Regularly reviewing safety policies and procedures
- Reviewing company policies, procedures and training employees on changes
- Posting Safety Stand Down materials to the company website and on social media
NWRA has made safety its top priority, a pledge shared by its member companies. This Stand Down is positioned to provide participating companies with the tools, guidance and support necessary to move the needle on backing incidents.