waste and recycling


Waste company fined £180k after worker crushed between vehicles

A waste management and skip hire company has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he was struck by a reversing vehicle. Read More

Waste management company fined £760,000 after workers suffered multiple fractures

A waste management company has been sentenced for safety breaches after an employee and an agency worker both fell from height. Read More

Pedestrian fatalities prompt HSE safety notice on use of wheeled loading shovels

Britain’s safety regulator has issued a safety notice on the use of wheeled loading shovels, widely used in the waste and recycling sector. Read More

Recycling company fined £200k for poor health and safety management

A waste and recycling company has been fined after HSE inspectors discovered widespread poor management of health and safety risks at a site. Read More

Man fined for operating illegal waste site

Business owners have been encouraged ensure that they are using legitimate companies to deal with their waste, after a man was prosecuted and fined for storing, treating and disposing of waste on land. Read More

Waste management company sentenced after worker was reversed over by a loading shovel

A skip hire and waste management company and its managing director have been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured in a transport incident. Read More

£910,000 fine after worker fatally injured

Egger (UK) Limited has been fined after a self-employed lorry driver was killed making a routine delivery of recycled wood. Read More

Recycling firm fined £600k following death of forklift driver

A paper recycling company has been fined £600,000 following the death of a 20-year-old agency worker who suffered fatal crush injuries. Read More

Environmental management services company fined after worker fatally crushed

An environmental management services company has been fined after a worker was fatally injured by a reversing vehicle. Read More

Recycling firm sentenced as employee dies after being trapped in machinery

A waste recycling firm, its director and site manager have been sentenced after an employee died and a second employee was seriously injured when they became trapped inside machinery. Read More



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