Shocking Rise in Fatal Accidents in Waste & Recycling Industry 2019-06-11 12:34:28 REGIONAL FOCUS: North America Waste Collection Fatalities It’s well known that working in the waste industry is statistically among the most dangerous occupations going. SWANA recently highlighted some shocking statistics showing a dramatic increase in fatalities, largely from waste collections. read more ... Improved Safety for Waste Collection in East Sussex & Waverley 2019-06-11 12:22:09 Safety Camera Systems from ISS for 80 Biffa Refuse Collection Trucks Biffa has chosen to equip the vehicles bound for its latest contract wins in East Sussex and Waverley, with live camera systems - in line its health and safety commitments. read more ... Skills, Safety, Diversity and Fuels Key Topics at Energy from Waste Event 2019-03-01 13:54:33 Energy from Waste Conference a Hit in London One of the key themes of the Energy from Waste Conference, held in London on the 27-28 February, was how the industry could better engage with the public in regards to both its critical role in society and its appeal as a career. read more ... Industry Wide Lessons for Worker Safety on Waste & Recycling Sites 2019-02-01 11:02:53 £1m Fine for Veolia Over 2013 Death of Waste Site Employee Veolia ES (UK) Limited of Pentonville Road, London has been fined £1 million and ordered to pay £130,000 costs over the death of an employee who was run over in 2013. read more ... WMW’s Malcolm Bates on Very Real Dangers of Working in the Waste Industry 2018-11-30 13:32:12 BLOG: Waste & Recycling Professional – A Job to Die For? Malcolm Bates discusses the shocking 50% increase in deaths in the UK’s waste and recycling industry from 2016 to 2017 and calls for the global industry to get the issue ‘out in the open’. read more ... Waste & Recycling Firm Rewards 3yrs Without Incident 2018-11-13 06:16:27 $10k Safety Awards for Seven Waste Pro Refuse Collection Vehicle Drivers Seven refuse collection vehicle drivers in Waste Pro’s Daytona Beach division have each earned a $10,000 Safety Award for their safe driving habits. read more ... New Report Finds Plenty of Capacity at EU Approved Ship Recycling Yards 2018-09-28 15:07:33 No Excuse for EU Ship Owners to Use Low-Quality Recycling Facilities A new analysis conducted by In house analysis by NGO Shipbreaking Platform with Transport & Environment has found that ship recycling yards approved by the EU will have enough capacity to handle demand from EU-flagged ships that need to be scrapped. read more ...
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