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Kyle Black

Kyle Black is the District Manager at Seneca Meadows Landfill located in Seneca Falls, New York.

SAFETY MOMENT: Hydrate in the Heat

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With safety as our number one core value, we are always watching out for each other. We want to make sure that at the end of every work day, our team goes home to their ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Stand down to prevent falls in construction week

Public hearing on Auburn development project pushed to April 20
May 6-10 is OSHA’s National Stand Down to Prevent Falls in Construction Week. Three hundred and ninety five of the 1069 construction fatalities recorded in 2022 (BLS data) were from elevated falls – these were preventable ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Get Out And Look

SAFETY MOMENT: Get Out And Look
At our facility, we plan our driving maneuvers to avoid backing any of our vehicles. It is much safer to go around and make a loop even if it takes an extra minute or a ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Preventing slips, trips and falls

SAFETY MOMENT: Preventing slips, trips and falls
On our essential work site we are consistently working to ensure complete safety for each other, our customers, vendors, site visitors and our neighbors.  As we recently achieved over 115 days incident free, preventing slips, ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Shorter daylight hours means need for greater caution

SAFETY MOMENT: Shorter daylight hours means need for greater caution
It is dark at the beginning and the end of each workday. Here at Seneca Meadows, we talk about having a laser focus on our path of travel and taking it slower during these dark ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Seatbelts save lives

Lawmakers push for seatbelt requirements in backseat of cars in New York
Seat belts save lives. Seatbelts are always required at our facility no matter traveling 2 feet or 2000 feet. We have noticed on our local roads that some refrain from making this safe choice. According to the ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Driving tips in and around school zones

SAFETY MOMENT: ‘Get Out And Look’ to avoid blind spot issues
At our facility, we often reinforce the behavior of keeping our minds on our path. This time of year the daily routines shift from summer activities to school activities, and this shift in activities means different ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Fall prevention when working around the house or work site

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According to OSHA falls are the leading cause of death in construction.  We understand how to keep our team safe, encourage safe behaviors and help our team adhere to fall protection requirements.  Whether it be ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Staying hydrated while working in the heat is crucial

Heat stroke and exhaustion can be avoided as the heat persists this week in the Finger Lakes Region
With safety as our number one core value, we are always watching out for each other. With warm weather upon us, we are careful to make sure everyone is hydrated and not working with undo stress ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Good housekeeping goes a long way

SAFETY MOMENT: ‘Get Out And Look’ to avoid blind spot issues
At Seneca Meadows good housekeeping as it is a cornerstone of safely operating. The basics of good housekeeping must be part of our daily behaviors as we strive for zero incidents across the operational footprint ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Mind traffic flow patterns, be patient on the road

Construction is in full swing in Auburn
At Seneca Meadows we have traffic flow plans and patterns in place along with maps that identify potential “hot zones” where there is a higher potential for dangerous situations.  We also train our team to ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Tips for backing up in a car or truck

SAFETY MOMENT: ‘Get Out And Look’ to avoid blind spot issues
Whenever possible at our facility, we aim to avoid backing any of our vehicles.  It is much safer to go around and make a loop.  It is also safer to back into a parking spot ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Tips to stay safe working in the cold this February

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Last November we discussed changing weather patterns as it relates to driving and walking.  We also coach our team on dressing in layers during winter months so we can adapt to the rapidly changing weather ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Take care during winter on slippery surfaces

SAFETY MOMENT: ‘Get Out And Look’ to avoid blind spot issues
What is the most effective behavior to help prevent falls on slippery surfaces?  It’s called the penguin shuffle.  After the snow has been shoveled, the ice melt has been applied and you have shoes that ... more
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Safety Moment: Adjust to changing conditions in the winter

SAFETY MOMENT: Winter driving a must in the Finger Lakes
Weather conditions can change rapidly especially this time of year, and at our facility we are ready to pivot and adjust to these changing conditions. Our nimble behaviors can be employed at home and on ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Be careful on the road as days get shorter

AAA offers safe driving tips as wet weather conditions continue
As the days get shorter and it is dark at the beginning and the end of each work day, our team recognizes some site-specific autumn weather behaviors such as simply slowing down be it on ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: What’s your fire drill?

Geneva man accused of pulling fire alarm when there was no emergency
The kids come home from school and discuss the fire drill they had, and where they are supposed to go in the case of an emergency at school. Your spouse comes home from work and ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Back to school time means more care on local roads

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At our facility traffic patterns change from time to time, and we take time to recognize these changes and take extra care to ensure everyone understands the new traffic and traffic patterns. The school year ... more
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SAFETY MOMENT: Be careful grilling outdoors, don’t start a fire

Grill fire extinguished in Canandaigua before damage to home
Grilling or smoking our food outdoors has become the all-American way to prepare food during the pleasant weather seasons.  As always onsite at Seneca Meadows, we are always researching for behaviors that can improve site ... more
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