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Some improvement but still not good enough – high rates of injury remain in waste and recycling

The combined fatal and major injury rate in waste and recycling is more than four times the average across all industries.

416 employees per 100,000 suffer a major injury or are killed at work compared with the all industry average rate of 102 per 100,000, according to the latest statistics released by HSE.

View press release ‘Some improvement but still not good enough – high rates of injury remain in waste and recycling’