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New guidance for local authorities to help improve health and safety in the waste and recycling sector

New guidance is now available to help local authorities understand the importance of a sensible approach to health and safety when it comes to procuring and managing waste and recycling services, in a bid to help reduce death and injury.

The recycling industry has nine times more fatal accidents than the national average and four times as many workers suffer injuries.

View press release ‘New guidance for local authorities to help improve health and safety in the waste and recycling sector’