Solid Waste & Recycling


BC Solid Waste Safety Symposium

Monday April 5, 2004; Harbour Towers Hotel, Victoria BC...

Monday April 5, 2004; Harbour Towers Hotel, Victoria BC

Affected by increases to your WCB rates? Have accidents affected your operations? Attend the fourth British Columbia Solid Waste Safety Symposium!

8am Registration & Coffee
8:30am Start

Introduction and Update on CWMA Safety Video Production
Andy Telfer, Coast Waste Management Association

Changes in Dealing with WCB
Workers Compensation Board

Industry Panel on Corporate Safety Programs
Panelists will discuss Employee incentives, reducing injuries, and safety on the truck.
Ken Ermantrout, Capital Environmental
John Beute, International Paper Industries
Terry Foster, Metro Materials Recovery Inc.
Canadian Waste (tba)
Lunch (included with registration)

Young Worker Program
Workers Compensation Board

Preventing Musculo-Skeletal Injuries: one of the largest types of injuries in the solid waste industry
Workers Compensation Board

Locking Bins: Preventing Identity Theft, Litter and Public Injury
Don Howes, Wasteline Containers

Equipment Display
“ID Lock” Locking Containers – Wasteline Containers

4pm Finish

Hotel: At the Harbour Towers Hotel, we have secured reduced hotel rates of $83 and $93 (water view) for people attending CWMA events on April 5th (BC Solid Waste Safety Symposium) and April 6th (CWMA Tour, Workshop and AGM).
Hotel, phone: 1-800-663-5896
Hotel, map:

Cost: $90 for CWMA members; $120 for potential members

See past BC Solid Waste Safety Symposia:


Andy Telfer,
Executive Director, Coast Waste Management Association
PO Box 85, Qualicum Beach, BC, V9K 1S7, CANADA
tel 250-752-8293 fax 250-752-4487

CWMA: Networking solutions for waste and the environment.

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