Tag: Kyle Black

SAFETY MOMENT: Safe road tripping

SAFETY MOMENT: Safe road tripping

Editor’s Note: Safety Moment is a monthly feature written by Kyle Black of Seneca Meadows. Summer road trips whether two hour or two days, fill our heads with the anticipation at the beginning and the memories at the end. If there is ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Staying safe during the summer

SAFETY MOMENT: Staying safe during the summer

Editor’s Note: The following is a monthly column by Kyle Black, District Manager at Seneca Meadows Inc. 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 ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Wear your Personal Protective Equipment

SAFETY MOMENT: Wear your Personal Protective Equipment around the house

Editor’s Note: Safety Moment is a monthly feature written by Kyle Black of Seneca Meadows. At Seneca Meadows, wearing PPE is part of our everyday ritualistic behaviors as we head out the door for our daily work.  What is PPE?  PPE is ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: ‘Get Out And Look’ to avoid blind spot issues

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.  When we do require a backing maneuver, we get out and look (GOAL).  Even with a backing ... MORE
Officials: “No blowouts, just normal slope filling” at Seneca Meadows

Officials: “No blowouts, just normal slope filling” at Seneca Meadows Landfill

What happened at Seneca Meadows on Thursday? Some Seneca Falls Town Board members and those who oppose ongoing landfilling at the site along Rt. 414 called it a ‘blowout’, according to the Finger Lakes Times. However, officials with Seneca Meadows say that ... MORE
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SAFETY MOMENT: Staying warm in the cold is crucial for safe outdoor work

On our essential work site we stay on high alert and we watch out for each other especially this time of year so our team can prevent cold stress. Many on our team are outside for extended periods of time.  According to ... MORE
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Seneca Falls Town Board votes 3-2 to oppose Seneca Meadows expansion: Supervisor says he’s not convinced SMI will go away in 2025

Seneca Falls Town Board opposes landfill expansion, but supervisor not convinced company will walk away in 2025

During a meeting held Tuesday, January 5th the Seneca Falls Town Board voted 3-2 asking the DEC to deny Seneca Meadows’ permit request to expand its landfill. The vote, which fell along party lines, featured Democrats David DeLelys, Doug Avery, and Steve ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Eight people die per day due to distracted driving

SAFETY MOMENT: Eight people die per day due to distracted driving

In this month's Safety Moment the CDC says that eight people will die in just one day due to distracted driving. A look at the definition and what you can do to take a safety pledge when on the road in a ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Mental health important during difficult times

SAFETY MOMENT: Mental health important during difficult times

While all have been social distancing, stopping the germs, and now donning face covers, this can all be overwhelming emotionally and mentally.  Mental health care during the COVID-19 outbreak will be important for our overall well being now and when the outbreak ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Good housekeeping important

SAFETY MOMENT: Good housekeeping important

At Seneca Meadows we practice regular intervals of housekeeping as it is an essential element of safety. Good housekeeping is a basic safety fundamental that can easily be overlooked as we strive for zero incidents across the operational corners of our facility, ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Be aware as school year continues forward

SAFETY MOMENT: Be aware as school year continues forward

School is in session.  Kids are rushing to the playing fields, anxious with homework on their minds, and our grown up behaviors are the best example to help our kids to be safe. The following are a few safe driving tips especially ... MORE
SMI employees take pledge to combat texting and driving

SMI employees take pledge to combat texting and driving

Food, cell phones, pets and kids arguing in the back seat are all everyday distractions we face while driving. If you’re like me, you pledge to cut down on the avoidable distractions, then find yourself sneaking a peak at your cell phone ... MORE