Phil Hagan

Director of Safety, National Waste & Recycling Association

Phil Hagan is the Director of Safety for the National Waste & Recycling Association, a practicing attorney and teaches at Georgetown University.

Posts by Phil Hagan

Aug 11, 2014

Safety is Scientific

We hope that the waste and recycling industry will adopt the NW....More
Jun 19, 2014

Temporary Workers Need Training to Reduce Risk of Injury—Especially in the Heat

The waste and recycling industry uses more than 5,000 temporary workers per day. When workers start a new job they are at increased risk of injury,....More
Apr 08, 2014

The Safety Triangle

The “three elements of safety” concept was well received at the National Waste & Recycling Association’s recent Waste & Recycling Industry Conference....More
Mar 12, 2014

Triangle of Success

There seem to be some parallels between the mining industry and the waste and recycling industry, with a large number of companies in the latter....More
Jan 10, 2014

Safety First: The Devil You Don’t Know

Risk assessment can help head off hazards associated with a broadening array of waste services....More
Oct 21, 2013

Safety First: The Road from Ruin

Looking for precedents in improving industry-wide safety standards....More
Sep 09, 2013

Safety First: Back to the Future?

Why lagging indicators may not be the best metrics for tracking safety....More

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