waste and recycling


Director struck off after serious safety breaches

The director of a waste transfer company has been found guilty and banned from being a company director after knowingly exposing employees to serious unsafe working conditions. Read More

Fine after serious crush at recycling plant

A recycling company has been ordered to pay £25,000 after an employee was crushed between a Refuse Collection Vehicle (RCV) and a mini digger. Read More

Safety training company will be exhibiting at Safety & Health Expo 2019

A training company for waste and recycling industries, will be exhibiting at the Safety & Health Expo 2019, to showcase its one-day safety course. Read More

Viridor fined after worker suffers life-changing injuries

A worker’s hand was seriously injured by defective hydraulic cutters, leading to a £131,000 fine for a recycling and waste management company. Read More

£500k fine in worker death case

A waste management company has been fined £500k after an employee was killed when he was struck by a reversing JCB loading shovel. Read More

Plastic bale collapse crushed worker

A recycling company has been sentenced after one of their employees was fatally crushed by falling plastic bales. Read More

Suez fine: Worker’s back injury preventable

An employee helped to manually move steps weighting in excess of 950kg, after repair works had taken place. As a result of this work, the employee sustained a back injury. Read More

Firm fined £30k after worker’s legs crushed

Company fined after an operative is injured falling 2-3 metres into a compactor chamber. Read More

JCB waste and recycling site safety videos launched

JCB has launched a series of online videos aimed at improving health and safety within the waste and recycling sectors. Read More

Veolia fine: £1m after reversing vehicle death

A Veolia employee suffered fatal injuries when he was run over by a reversing refuse collection vehicle (RCV) whilst he was walking across the yard, at the Ross Depot Waste Transfer Station in Folkestone. Read More



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