Recently, Waste Management introduced its second Driver and Technician Training Center in Glendale, Arizona, complementing its first Center in Fort Myers, Florida. The Arizona Training Center extends the Company’s commitment to providing centralized training for drivers and technicians across the North American enterprise.
As part of the onboarding process, drivers and technicians attend a two-week immersive program led by skilled WM trainers designed to enhance their capabilities and ensure they are the most engaged, customer-centric and safest employees in the industry. The program builds on the foundation of Waste Management’s Mission to Zero (M2Z) safety initiative – the pursuit of having zero unsafe actions, behaviors or conditions.
Waste Management Training Centers help address the industry challenge of driver and fleet technician new-hire turnover, while also improving retention. The Arizona Training Center is a leading example of the Company’s continued investment in a ‘Safety and People First’ culture.
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