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Industry acts to counter health and safety fears

By Greg PitcherTwo influential trade bodies are to track their members accident records as the recycling industry gets serious about improving its appalling health and safety figures.The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) and the Environmental Services Association (ESA) last week announced measures to improve safety.Recent figures showed there were 10 times more employee fatalities than the national average in the waste-management and recycling ...