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Waste Pro’s Fanning Springs Driver Receives $10,000 Safety Award

L to R: City Manager, Gary Pinner; Vice Mayor, Jamie Martin; City Clerk, Angie Bush; Coastal Regional Vice President, Ralph Mills (filling in for Regional Vice President, Keith Banasiak); Residential Driver, Lyndon Joshua; Site Manager, Darren Matthews; Councilman, Jovante’ Teague; Mayor, Heddie Johnson; Councilman, Rex Beckham
L to R: City Manager, Gary Pinner; Vice Mayor, Jamie Martin; City Clerk, Angie Bush; Coastal Regional Vice President, Ralph Mills (filling in for Regional Vice President, Keith Banasiak); Residential Driver, Lyndon Joshua; Site Manager, Darren Matthews; Councilman, Jovante’ Teague; Mayor, Heddie Johnson; Councilman, Rex Beckham

FANNING SPRINGS, FLJune 24th – In an industry where more than 6,000 accidents involving a solid waste truck occur every year, safety is paramount.  In an effort to reduce the number of such accidents and reward employees for responsible behaviors, Waste Pro instituted a high profile Safety                          Award Program in 2004.

Waste Pro’s garbage truck driver, Lyndon Joshua, received the $10,000 Safety Award for flawless performance over the last three years.  The check was presented to him a recent Cross City council meeting.   

Lyndon, a Residential Route Driver, has been employed with Waste Pro since 2011 and is a resident of Chiefland, FL.

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

Unique to the waste collection and disposal industry, Waste Pro’s Safety Program has distributed more than $1 million 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 75 operating location, Waste Pro USA is headquarters in Longwood, Florida and maintains more than 250 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.

 

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