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Designing and operating material recovery facilities (MRFs) safely

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This guidance was produced by the Health and Safety Executive in consultation with Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH). The guidance highlights the main health and safety issues to consider when designing, installing, making alterations to, or operating an MRF. It is primarily aimed at designers, managers, supervisors and users of MRFs, but may also interest safety professionals who may advise waste management companies and those working at such sites.

Updated: 2013-07-17