Waste & Recycling News

Waste & Recycling News from the HSE

A waste company has been sentenced today after one of its workers received severe burns to his upper body and face.
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Arrow Recycling Ltd has been fined after a worker was left fighting for his life after being crushed by about 400kg of cardboard.
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Great Britain’s independent safety and health regulator is holding a series of events across the country to look at what businesses can do to look after people at work.
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A recycling firm has been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries from a roller shutter door.
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A waste management company has been prosecuted after a worker was left with life changing injuries.
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A Kent-based waste and recycling company has been fined after an employee died when wasted material collapsed on top of him.
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A Bolton based scrapyard that featured in a recent BBC documentary series has been sentenced after an employee suffered facial injuries at work.
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A Kent company who supplies road safety products has been fined after a worker suffered life threatening injuries when a drum he was working on exploded.
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Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces has been released today.
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Two companies were fined a total of £815,000 after a worker and father-to-be was crushed to death in Lancashire by a refuse collection vehicle.
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A food waste disposal and recycling firm has been fined £250,000 after three employees were overcome by toxic gases, including hydrogen sulphide, and a reduced oxygen atmosphere in an animal waste facility in Stoke-on-Trent.
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A waste management and plant hire company in Derbyshire has been fined after a worker was fatally crushed between two vehicles while refuelling.
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