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WISH guidance

WISH has published guidance on key health and safety issues within the industry. Current WISH series guidance includes:

New series No Title
Waste03 Orphaned compressed gas cylinders in the waste and recycling industries
Waste04 Waste and recycling vehicles in street collection
Waste05 The safe use of refuse collection vehicle hoists and bins
Waste06 Skip and container safety in waste management and recycling
Waste08 Compaction equipment: User and public safety
Waste09 Safe transport in the waste management and recycling industry
Waste10 Petrol recovery from end-of-life vehicles
Waste11 Safety at 'bring-sites' in the waste management and recycling industry
Waste13 Designing and operating material recycling facilities (MRFs) safely
Waste16 Reducing noise risks from kerbside glass collection
Waste18 Hand sorting of recyclables ('totting') with vehicle assistance
Waste21 Health and safety training in waste management and recycling
Waste22 Handling offensive/hygiene waste safely

Safe waste and recycling collection services

Waste 24 Safe cleansing on the highway - Managing the risks associated with manual and mechanical cleansing
Waste25 Managing access to large waste and recycling bins
Waste26 Managing health and safety in civic amenity sites
Waste27 Health and hazardous substances in waste and recycling
Waste28 Reducing fire risk at waste management sites
Updated 2020-10-30