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Recycling overtakes mining as most dangerous industry to work in

By John McKennaRecycling has become the most dangerous industry to work in.Figures released this week by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that recycling of scrap and waste has overtaken mining as the industry where employees are most likely to sustain a major injury.In 2002/3, its reported rate of major injury was 539.6 per 100,000 employees and was the second worse offending industry to mining. However, recyclings accident rate ...