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Evidence plastic is ‘making its way into our bodies’, say scientists

19th August 2020

American Chemical Society / health and safety / microplastic / plastic


Let’s talk about asbestos!

23rd July 2020

asbestos / collection / health and safety / Regulations


5 fatal injuries to waste and recycling workers recorded for 2019/20

8th July 2020

Fatalities / health and safety / HSE


Managing Non-Healthcare PPE

11th June 2020

Coronavirus / health and safety / non-healthcare PPE

Briefing Paper

Coronavirus update: waste management sector

29th May 2020

briefing note / Coronavirus / health and safety / Waste Management


Re-opening and safe operation of Household Recycling Waste Centres during Covid-19

20th May 2020

Coronavirus / health and safety / HWRC / local authorities


Viridor fined £400,000 following worker’s “life-changing” injury

9th March 2020

health and safety / HSE / Viridor


Waste management company fined after worker suffers leg amputation

26th February 2020

health and safety / HSE / Peter Norris


Calm and collected

19th February 2020

conflict management / health and safety / mental health / toolbox talk


Are you confident you’re fully protected?

23rd January 2020

compliance / health and safety / PPE

Briefing Paper

New Health & Safety Technology in the Waste Industry

15th November 2019

health and safety / Human Detector / Sleeping In Bins


Figures show there were 7 waste-sector fatalities in 2018/19

31st October 2019

Fatalities / health and safety / HSE


Recycling firm fined after employee loses part of arm

23rd October 2019

health and safety / HSE / Mid UK


Train to be safe

10th September 2019

health and safety / training


Wheeled bins linked to lower sickness rates among refuse collectors

13th August 2019

collection / health and safety


Recycling company fined after worker loses fingers

2nd August 2019

health and safety / HSE


Assessing risk in engineering, work and life.

29th May 2019

health and safety / Open University / Risk Assessment

Locking Down on Equipment Safety

15th November 2018

accidents / equipment / Equipment Safety / health and safety

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