ROLLING RECYCLE BINS (Toters)
- When picking up materials using the
blue rolling recycle bins (known as "toters"), do not lower
the toters down staircases.
the elevators for this task when they are available.
- If no elevator is available, break
the load down into the smaller, lighter, more manageable "Slim
Jims" before using the stairs.
- When emptying the toters or "Slim
Jims" into the large recycling dumpsters, take the following
Use proper lifting techniques (see
Wear gloves and other PPE if appropriate.
Never stand on or in the dumpster.
d. Never stand on the railings of your electric cart.
Make sure the lid of the dumpster
is open completely and secured so it does not slam shut unexpectedly.