H&S – Situational Awareness

Setting and achieving high operational standards for the recycling and waste management sector is a strategic priority for the ESA and its members. As part of the ESA member-led Health and Safety (H&S) programme, they have launched a campaign promoting greater situational awareness of common risks faced in the sector for the following areas:

  1. Driving Recklessly on Pavements (DROPS)
  2. Workplace Violence and Aggression
  3. People in bins
  4. Transporting waste manually
  5. Driving for work
  6. Wellness fit for work
  7. Three points of contact
  8. Get out and look/slow speed *
  9. Reversing*
  10. Danger zone*