Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Safety First… No, Really

By: Lorna Donatone
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We all know the sayings: “Safety first”, “better safe than sorry”, “safety begins with you.” These phrases are everywhere, on posters, in emails—so ubiquitous, in fact, that we start to tune them out.  We know that safety is important, but it’s easy to take it for granted.

Taking safety for granted, however, is the last thing we want to do. There’s nothing more important than our wellbeing, of course. But did you know that companies that invest in safety actually save money?

Commitment to Safety

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Due to the nature of our industry, we prioritize safety above all else. Each morning, our drivers start their day with a safety briefing. Republic Services’ drivers begin their employment with week-long equipment training that is focused on skill set verification at one of 22 driver training safety centers nationwide.

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