"Slow Down to Get Around" Campaign Hopes to Reduce Injuries

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics now ranks Waste and Recycling as the 4th most dangerous profession in the United States, due in part to careless drivers who injure or even kill collectors.

Now, there's a new push to get people to pay attention by "slowing down to get around."

Sunrise 7's Sean Caldwell spoke with Sharon Kneiss, president and CEO of Environmental Industry Associations and EIA Director of Safety Phil Hagan about the future of the program.

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