The Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) Forum has issued new guidance for waste operations during the Coronavirus restrictions. The WISH Forum exists to communicate and consult with key stakeholders, including local and national government bodies, equipment manufacturers, trade associations, professional associations and trade unions. The aim of WISH is to identify, devise and promote activities that can improve industry health and safety performance.
The new guidance covers hygiene and PPE recommendations as well as changes introduced as a result of the coronavirus. Specific advice is included in the document in relation to:
- Vehicles and collections operations
- Bulky waste collections
- Mobile plant
- Landfills, MBT and transfer stations
- MRFs and recycling plants
- CA/HWRC sites
- Welfare facilities
The guidance document can be accessed here.
If you require advice for your waste operations, please contact on of the Jacksons’ team.