As we all grapple with getting sites back working there is a lot of focus on COVID-19 and managing the risk it poses. But please remember waste management facilities are potentially dangerous places and a whole host of risks exist. Risk assessments should clearly be updated to reflect risk from COVID-19, but risk assessments should also include reviewing changes to how the sites will operate during COVID-19.

If you need help with getting this across to staff there is some excellent guidance on the HSE web site