Waste sector staff suffering from work-related ill-health each year


HSE enforcement notices brought against waste management companies in 2019/20


The rate of fatal injuries to workers in the waste and recycling sector, compared to the average across all industries


Waste industry employees sustaining non-fatal injuries on the job every year


Total prosecution fines for waste sector health and safety offences in 2019/20

A competent person you can count on

Under health and safety law, every employer must appoint a competent person to carry out essential compliance duties. In a risk-charged industry like waste management, it pays to align yourself with an expert.

Acting as your competent person, Southalls take 24/7 ownership of all legal H&S requirements, ensuring your processes, policies and practices stay in line with regulations. You remain focused on daily operations, while we proactively connect the compliance dots behind the scenes. Our managed health and safety services also provide long-term H&S support that progressively boosts standards and prevents civil claims, penalties and prosecution.


Stay compliant and understand your responsibilities under work health and safety law with proactive guidance and hands-on solutions from Southalls’ sector experts. Our services cover essential employer H&S requirements – such as fire risk assessments and RIDDOR support – as well as industry-specific compliance concerns including workplace noise, food hygiene and COSHH.

If you’re tackling a specific safety challenge or need practical long-term planning support for your waste or recycling business, our consultants are waiting to help. Schedule a free phone consultation to tap into decades of H&S experience and get tailored answers to your current compliance issues. 

Simply share your details on the form below and a knowledgeable Southalls specialist will be in touch within 24 hours.

Technology-driven online solution for multi-site safety

Many waste or recycling businesses struggle to co-ordinate compliance across multiple locations. Safety Cloud puts every site on the same page, offering a shared 24/7 online platform for every aspect of H&S management. Run risk assessments, access real-time reports, train your staff either on-site or off-site, and see what’s causing most accidents with software that delivers an actionable 24/7 view of compliance.

Trusted by over 150,000 users worldwide, Safety Cloud effortlessly grows with your business, so it’s simple to roll out a robust compliance programme across one site or one hundred, to reach every single employee.