Safety Devices for Road Sweepers 13.02.2018 15:18 IN DEPTH: Safe Sweeping Most safety devices have been designed for refuse collection vehicles, but what about vacuum sweepers? Malcolm Bates visits a sweeper operator with ‘a clear vision’ on that very issue. read more … Refuse Collection Vehicle Safety Programme to Cut Red Tape 09.02.2018 13:24 Cawleys First Waste & Recycling Firm to Sign Up to DVSA Earned Recognition Pilot Scheme Luton, UK based waste management and recycling firm, Cawleys, is taking part in the DVSA Earned Recognition pilot scheme, and is the only waste management company involved at this stage. read more … WMW’s Pick of this Week’s Online Waste Related Video Clips 19.12.2017 10:07 SIX OF THE BEST: This Week’s Waste & Recycling Picks from YouTube From a military flare going off in a MRF operative’s hand to DIY recyclers turning old laptop batteries into domestic ‘Powerwalls’, YouTube is packed with interesting stories. read more … Solid Waste Association of North America’s Latest Safety Tips 28.11.2017 14:42 SWANA’s Five to Stay Alive for Waste to Energy Workers SWANA has released the latest instalment to its ‘Five to Stay Alive’ series, featuring safety tips for employees at waste to energy plants. read more … Truck Reversing Safety System to Launch at Motorsport Event 27.11.2017 12:31 ISS Takes Reaclear Refuse Collection Vehicle Safety System to Top Gear Track Innovative Safety Systems Ltd has announced the first in a series of motor sport events to mark the launch of Reaclear – a device to prevent refuse collection vehicle reversing accidents. read more … SWANA Responds to BLS 2016 Industry Injury & Illness Data 17.11.2017 12:23 Waste Collection Injury Rate Declines, while Landfill & MRF Injuries Rise The frequency of injuries and illnesses involving waste collection employees in the US has declined, but for workers at landfills and MRF they've risen, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. read more … Negative Perception Remains Despite Evidence on Recycled Product 25.10.2017 11:16 No Health Risk from Recycled Tyre Rubber Crumb, BIR Conference Told “Extremely negative” publicity continues to surround the use of tyre-derived crumb rubber in synthetic turf despite evidence from all studies worldwide concluding there is no risk to human health, according to the Bureau of International Recycling. read more …
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