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Yet another job opportunity! This time, it’s for a Hospital Waste Porter in Halifax. Job details Posting date: 20 July 2021 Salary: £8.91 per hour Hours: Full time Closing date: […]

The Environment Agency has now published an update to its Regulatory Position Statement (RPS C23) entitled “Incinerating specified healthcare wastes at a municipal waste incinerator: RPS C23”. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/incinerating-specified-healthcare-wastes-at-a-municipal-waste-incinerator-rps-c23/incinerating-specified-healthcare-wastes-at-a-municipal-waste-incinerator-rps-c23 This COVID-19 […]

Staff infected by dirty needles in drug-ridden jails have won £734,000 in payouts in last 3 years. The settlements, including legal costs, were made to as few as nine people, […]

Baling machines, shredders and the like present a significant risk of serious injury to workers in the waste sector. In Thailand, a worker using a baling machine to compress plastic […]

Following up on a recent “expose” in which hospital porters were said to be handling clinical wastes without gloves – or were they – is another and more detailed report, […]

An ‘outcry’ has erupted over the disposal of hazardous waste as untrained NHS staff are ordered to deal with ‘clinical rubbish’ So screams the latest Daily Record headline. “Hundreds of staff […]