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Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) Working Groups

WISH has established a number of working groups to develop and take forward the 5 strategy goals and objectives identified in the WISH blueprint.

Leadership/employee engagement joint working group

To get involved contact
Chair - Paul Stokes - FCC & John McClean - TUC/GMB
Leadership Advocate - Geoff Smallwood, Shanks Waste Management Limited
Employee Engagement Advocate - John McClean
By email: wasteandrecycling@hse.gov.uk

Current working group membership

John McClean – TUC/GMB
Paul Thornber – Veolia
Paul Stokes – FCC
Geoff Smallwood – CIWM/Shanks
Sarah Golembiewski – Kesteven DC
Wayne Burnage – FCC/UNITE
Michael Hinchliffe – GMB/Veolia
Lee Hallam – GMB/Local Authority
Rennie Lyall – East Renfrew LA
Sean Gallagher – CWM Environmental
Sarah Wood – Worcester LA
Andrew Welton – South Lakeland LA

Corresponding members

Janet Viney - HSE
Phil Smith - HSE

Latest update

Build competence working group

To get involved contact

Chair - Chris James - WAMITAB
Advocate - Denise McGlynn - EU Skills
By email: wasteandrecycling@hse.gov.uk

Current working group membership

Steve Parfitt – Mentor Training
David Thomas – Aylesbury Vale District Council
Joe Taylor – Consultant/IOSH Environmental & Waste Management Group
David Humphries – Castle Environmental
Fiona Craig – Zero Waste Scotland
Sheeraz Talib – IOSH
Susannah Aptowitzer – North Lanarkshire Council
Chris Hall – Oxford City Council
SITA – tbc
Dave Tilling – Biffa 

Latest update

Creating healthier workplaces

To get involved contact:

Chair - Peter Sykes – Cardiff Metropolitan University/ORGREA
Advocate - Toni Gladding – Open University/CIWM
By email: wasteandrecycling@hse.gov.uk

Current working group membership

Paul Stokes – FCC Environmental
Michelle Boland – Siteserve Ltd
Tony Woodhouse – Norse Commercial Services Group
Clive Clarke – Highlands Council/SWITCH
David Thomas – Aylesbury Vale/LAWS Forum
Jacqui Halliday-Bell – HSE, Corporate Medical Unit
William Furniss – SITA UK Ltd
Peter Frankish – Yorwaste Ltd

Latest update

Creating safer workplaces

To get involved contact:

Chair - Glenn Davies – Veolia
Advocate - Ceri Beynon – Health and Safety Executive
By email: wasteandrecycling@hse.gov.uk

Current working group membership

Stuart Thompson – SIMs Metal Management
Dean Rodgers – SIMs Metal Management
Kez Grimley – Shanks Waste Management Ltd
Nigel Adams – Ongrade Ltd
Mark Roberts – UKCM
Paul Elling – Hills Group
Mitch Gibson – FCC Environmental
Jason Reed – Castell Safety International Ltd
John Buchanan – East Renfrewshire Council/SWITCH
Jimmy Towers - Veolia/UNITE

Latest update

Support for SMEs working group

To get involved contact

Chair – Susan Relf, Agrivert Limited
Advocate Andrea Pellegram, Pellegram Ltd
By email: wasteandrecycling@hse.gov.uk

Current working group membership

Lucy Ritchie – EU Skills
Becky Smiles – Alex Smiles Ltd
Stuart Smiles – Alex Smiles Ltd
Louise Kingston – Einig Contracting Ltd
Julie Brown – Jaybee Safety
Jill Brown – New Earth Solutions Ltd

Corresponding members

Nigel Mair - Environmental Leadership
Matthew Lee - OSHCS Limited
Toni Robinson - Grundon Waste Management Limited

Latest update

Updated 2016-02-08