18th September 2017
HSE Sets Out Waste Sector Health & Safety Priorities

HSE Sets Out Waste Sector Health & Safety Priorities

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has published its priority areas for the waste and recycling sector in a major new publication. The publication outlines the focus of the HSE over the next 3-5 years over 19 industry sectors. Alongside … Continue reading

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6th July 2017
Fatalities In Waste Sector Almost Double, HSE Report Finds

Fatalities In Waste Sector Almost Double, HSE Report Finds

The number of fatalities in the waste sector has almost doubled in 2016/17 when compared to the national average, according to new provisional data released by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). Fourteen people died from fatal injuries in the … Continue reading

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24th May 2017
Viridor To Be Prosecuted Over Skip Lorry Death

Viridor To Be Prosecuted Over Skip Lorry Death

Viridor is set to be prosecuted over the death of man who was run over by his own skip lorry at Derriford Hospital, in Plymouth, 2015. According to reports by the Plymouth Herland, the Health and Safety Executive is bringing … Continue reading

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13th January 2017
Landfill Company Fined After Incident Results In Worker’s Legs Amputated

Landfill Company Fined After Incident Results In Worker’s Legs Amputated

A Welsh landfill company has been fined after a worker had to have both legs amputated after being run over. Mold Crown Court heard how the worker was walking across the yard at the Bryn Posteg Landfll site in Llanidloes, … Continue reading

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21st November 2016
Stark Contrast In Waste Industry H&S Performance, Says ESA

Stark Contrast In Waste Industry H&S Performance, Says ESA

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has highlighted what it’s calling a “variation in health and safety (H&S) performance that persists within the industry”. Health and safety statistics published this month by HSE shows that injuries in the waste management industry have … Continue reading

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