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HSC looks to cut fatalities caused by reversing vehicles

The Health and Safety Commission (HSC) has launched a document aimed at reducing the number of fatalities caused by reversing vehicles. Six such deaths have been reported in the waste industry since December 2005, with the new set of guidelines outlining how the risk to collection staff and members of the public can be cut. HSC chair Bill Callaghan launched Waste and Recycling Vehicles in Street Collection in Northampton where he was promoting the document ...