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Georgia Garbage Men Receive $50,000 in Safety Awards

Safety Award recipients (left to right), Al Perry, Terry Preston, Eddie Anderson, Peyton Padmore, and Division Manager, Bob Wolk, stand in front of new compressed natural gas powered roll-off truck at the Doraville Regional Office.
Safety Award recipients (left to right), Al Perry, Terry Preston, Operations Manager, Thomas Watkins, Division Manager, Bob Wolk,  Eddie Anderson, and Peyton Padmore  stand in front of new compressed natural gas powered roll-off truck at the Doraville Regional Office.

DORAVILLE, GAMay 29th – Waste Pro recognized five Safety Award recipients in the Atlanta, Georgia area at a celebration on May 29th.  Eddie Anderson, Mike Lester, Peyton Padmore, Al Perry, and Terry Preston were each presented with a $10,000 Safety Award for flawless performance over the last three years.  The awards were presented by Waste Pro Chief Operating Officer, Chris Ciaccio, and Division Manager, Robert Wolk at a celebration at Waste Pro’s Atlanta, GA Regional office.

In order to receive the Safety Award, employees must have a spotless work record for three years, including excellent customer service, no accidents, injuries, or property damage, and they must maintain a positive attitude and attendance record, along with a well-kept truck.

“Not many people realize what a difficult job this is and these men seem to make it look easy.  They exemplify what Waste Pro is all about. At Waste Pro, safety is paramount and I look forward to distributing many more of these bonuses,” said President and CEO, John Jennings.  Unique to the waste collection and disposal industry, Waste Pro’s Safety Program has distributed more than $700,000 in Safety Awards to their drivers, since 2004.

 Waste Pro is one of this country’s fastest growing privately owned solid waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal companies, operating in eight southeastern states.  Serving more than two million customers from over 500 operating locations, Waste Pro USA is headquartered in Longwood, Florida and maintains more than 250 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.

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