waste management


Waste management firm fined £400k after vehicle crushes worker

Waste management company Viridor has pleaded guilty to causing a life changing injury to one of its employees. Read More

Waste management safety: Worker needed amputation after machine incident

Waste management and recycling company CP Environmental Limited has been sentenced after an employee sustained serious injuries to his foot while adjusting a waste shredding machine. Read More

Waste firm worker killed by runaway lorry

A waste management company has been sentenced after a 56-year-old man was fatally injured in a lorry runaway incident at Read More

Rainbow Waste sentenced after young worker dies

Derbyshire waste firm Rainbow Waste Management Limited has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a worker Read More

Asbestos disposal service launched

Waste management services provider, Biffa, has launched its new asbestos disposal service, Biffa Asbestos. According to Biffa, the service will Read More

Reducing waste plant fires FAAST

Honeywell says its FAAST Aspiration Smoke Detector (ASD) is being implemented by a growing number of recycling and waste management Read More

Waste company sentenced over groundsman’s death

A waste management company has been ordered to pay a total of £265,000, for safety failings after a worker was Read More

Range of optical flame detectors: FFE

FFE’s Talentum range of optical flame detectors can detect almost all types of flickering flames, not just hydrocarbon flames, according Read More

At the sharp end: waste management as a circular economy

A circular economy would help resolve future resource scarcity and security issues but presents new occupational health and safety challenges. Read More

The waste management industry needs stronger safety leadership

Geoff Smallwood, Chartered Institution of Wastes Management representative on the WISH steering group and group health and safety and risk manager for Shanks Group plc, on the work WISH is doing to develop stronger safety leadership in the waste management sector. Read More



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