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Health and safety at the tip
The Household Waste and
Recycling Centres are working waste sites and can be very
dangerous, there is a strict no public access to any
internal service area. Before coming to any of the three
Household Waste and Recycling
Centres please be aware of our Health and Safety guidance in
partnership with FCC Environmental.
Don’t be hasty, please drive safely
All three sites have a 5mph speed limit. Keep your speed to a
minimum when driving on site and be aware of other vehicle users
When you arrive, keep them inside
There are many hazards on site and children and pets are less
visible to other site users. Keep them in your vehicle.
bruise, wear sensible shoes
Protect your feet from bulky and sharp objects. Put on sturdy
footwear. Keep away from open shoes like sandals and
Don’t climb and
slip, you’ll end up in a skip
You will put yourself at risk if you climb on the barriers to
access the container. Keep your feet firmly on the ground.
When you unpack,
look after your back
Please don’t overfill containers that may need to be lifted.
Only load items that you can safely lift yourself.
When loading a skip, try not to trip
Avoid short-cuts when disposing of your waste. Be aware of steps
and other obstacles, especially around the hard-core
Cuts hurt, make sure you’re alert
Check the load before lifting and be aware of sharp edges. Wear
Hazards come and go, keep us in the know
Report any potential hazards, near misses or accidents to site
operatives. Make us aware.