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Publications and guidance

This page provides links to sources of information and guidance on health and safety in the waste management and recycling industries.


Chemical waste

Falls from height (general)




Manual handling and musculoskeletal disorders

Metal recycling and motor vehicle dismantling

Guidance on work with liquefied petroleum fuelled vehicles (autogas) can be found on the UKLPG website.

Paper recycling

Plastics waste and recycling

Slips and trips (general)

Transport (general)

Transport (industry-specific)

Updated 2021-05-20