Health and Safety checklists for waste management

Following several discussions a number of checklists were produced for workers in the waste sector. These contain a list of questions which might be worthwhile for waste workers to ask on: manual handling of loads, clinical waste and sorting of waste.

Health and safety checklists:
Manual handling, waste sorting, and clinical waste

by Alan Dalton - PSIRU - March 1999

1. Manual Handling and the Lifting of Refuse

A. Introduction

B. A Trade Union Checklist on Manual Handling

2. Recycling and Sorting of Waste

A. Introduction

B. A trade union checklist on waste re-cycling

3. The Handling of Clinical Waste

A. Introduction

B. A trade union check-list on the handling of clinical waste

4. Monitoring via European Works Council through data collection