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Recycling industry a "hotspot" for fatalities that the courts should take more seriously

The waste and recycling industry remains a hotspot for workplace fatalities with the law courts needing to take penalties for accidents more seriously. This is the view of the Health and Safety Commission (HSC), which stated that the number of fatal injuries has decreased by 5% in UK industry as a whole, but risen in the waste disposal and recycling sectors. In all, the rate of workplace deaths is at its lowest ever level, making the poor performance ...