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: [email protected]

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/li>
  • 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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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 2021-07-01