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Warning of health and safety risks from WEEE processing shortcuts

Shortcuts in Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) treatment threaten to increase the health and safety risks for waste operators and staff, warns electronic recycling company CKS. With the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recent safety alert after nine deaths were reported in eight weeks, the industry has been called to review its procedures. CKS has found that there are serious health risks associated with the use of “so called” WEEE treatment ...