• SWITCH

    Scottish Waste Industry Training, Competency, Health & Safety

  • Creating training, learning and development opportunities

  • Education, training & Competency

  • Supporting continual improvement in health and safety

  • Health & Safety

RESOURCES

Examples of good practice from across the industry. The aim is to inspire you through the actions and initiatives of other operators.

INFORMATION

SWITCH is a multi-partnership forum made up of organisations across all sectors within the resource management industry.

SUPPORT

To carry out the work of SWITCH we rely on the good will and voluntary contributions of our SWITCH ambassadors.

Welcome to the Switch Forum

SWITCH (Scottish Waste Industry Training, Competency, Health & Safety) is a multi-partnership forum made up of organisations across all sectors within the resource management industry.

These organisations include Zero Waste Scotland, Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), Scottish Government, private waste management companies, advisory bodies and local authorities.

The Forum has two main areas of focus:

  • Health & Safety: Supporting continual improvement in health and safety

  • Education, training & Competency: Creating training, learning and development opportunities

The aim of the Forum is to provide leadership by working collaboratively to raise standards of health and safety, training, learning and development, and technical competence and to promote the Scottish resource management industry as an attractive career choice.

become a switch forum member

As a member of SWITCH I will become an ambassador for the waste and resource management sector.
As an ambassadors I will make every reasonable effort to -
• Promote the SWITCH SCIO and its objectives.
• Actively promote SWITCH activities within my organisation and networks.
• Support events and other promotional activities; e.g. by providing speakers for events, developing case studies, writing articles and demonstrating good practice.
• Promote Health and Safety in my sector
• Promote Learning and Development in my sector

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Scottish Waste Industry Training, Competency, Health & Safety Forum (SWITCH) Charity Number SC049670, Company Number CS004258