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Rumpke Will Stage Traffic Accident for Training

DAYTON, Ohio—March 14, 2012—Rumpke will provide a static accident scene and conduct an accident investigation training class for police officers and employees March 16, 2012 at the Entrepreneur Center in Dayton.

Experienced members from the Rumpke Corporate safety department will teach appropriate procedures for dealing with traffic accidents. Lectures, small group activities and field exercises involving mock accidents will focus on:

• Taking on-site photographs

• Conducting interviews

• Drawing field sketches

• Collecting evidence

The class is instructed by Rumpke Safety Director Larry Stone and Rumpke Corporate Loss Control Manager Dan Katt. Stone worked 13 years as a police officer and 17 years as a firefighter. Katt spent 27 years with the Cincinnati Police Department, including 10 years investigating serious and fatal accidents in the traffic bureau.

“Nearly 1,200 Rumpke trucks are on the street everyday, and accidents are an unfortunate reality for our industry,” said Stone. “A thorough accident review is necessary to determine the series of events that occurred.”

Class Details

Friday, March 16 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Entrepreneur Center
714 E. Monument Ave.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

(Rumpke employees and police officers will be participating in the training.)

Photo, video and interview opportunities are available for the media.

Rumpke Consolidated Companies, Inc. has been committed to keeping neighborhoods and businesses clean and green since 1932 by providing environmentally friendly waste disposal solutions. Rumpke is one of the nation’s largest privately owned residential and commercial waste and recycling firms, providing service to areas of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia. For more information, visit www.rumpke.com.

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