Health and safety statistics (Waste and Recycling sector)
In 2019 there were approximately 5730 employees within the sector.
A total of 44 RIDDORs were recieved in relation to the industry and a breakdown of these statistics are provided in the following table.
Improvement Notices, Prohibition Notices and Prosecutions are also provided from 2015 to 2020.
|Number of RIDDORs received and a breakdown of the cause|
|Slips, trips and falls||20|
|Struck by something / crush injury||17 (including one fatality)|
|2020 (to date)|