Waste management company, Gaskells, is equipping its refuse trucks, skip lorries and vans with the latest 5-camera hard disk recording CCTV equipment and cyclist sensor safety technology to create a super-safe fleet. Lynne Eatock, Transport Manager at Gaskells said: “Safety … Continue reading →
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Fatal injuries in the waste and recycling sector are 16 times as high as the average across all industries respectively, according to the latest work-related fatality figures published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). There were 12 fatal injuries … Continue reading →
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A report published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) looks into the “common human factors” underlying worker fatalities in the waste and recycling industry. The waste management and recycling industry accounts for about 0.4% of employees in Great Britain. … Continue reading →
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A lead recycling company was sentenced after a worker was trapped under a load of falling scrap lead. Luton Magistrates’ Court heard how on 5 May 2016 an employee of H J Enthoven Ltd was operating the overhead crane, lifting … Continue reading →
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A Construction company has been fined after a tipper vehicle driven by one of its employees came into contact with overhead power lines during the construction of a waste transfer station. Northampton Crown Court heard that on 9 March 2016 … Continue reading →
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RRS London Waste Papers Ltd has been sentenced after health and safety breaches resulted in the death of one of its employees. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how a RRS London Waste Papers Ltd worker was found dead inside the compaction … Continue reading →
Natural Resources Wales (NWR) officers have acted to stop any more waste being taken on to a waste site that caught fire. Around 60 firefighters across 10 crews were called to tackle the blaze, which occurred the beginning of May … Continue reading →
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Viridor has launched what is believed to be the industry’s first hard hat recycling schemes, which aims to divert thousands of complex plastic away from landfill. Old hard hats will go from protecting heads to protecting the environment, taking on … Continue reading →
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