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Dr. Anne Woolridge becomes an International Waste Manager

ISSL is pleased to announce that today Dr. Anne Woolridge, Technical Director, has successfully passed her professional interview to become an International Waste Manager with the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA). This is the highest level of membership possible and...

Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser Exam Results

Independent Safety Services Limited is pleased to announce that both Dr Anne Woolridge, Technical Director, and Matthew Smith, Waste Management Consultant, passed their Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (Road) exams. Anne was taking her second set of exams after initially passing...

ISSL has trained 2,111 people since January 2013

Since January 2013, Independent Safety Services Limited has trained 2,111 people in correct waste management and dangerous good practices. In total, ISSL has trained 3,794 people since February 2011. This figure includes the 562 people trained in the first three months of 2015....

ISSL has changed its Twitter Profile

Independent Safety Services Limited has changed its Twitter profile this week. ISSL is using the same username (@ISSL999) but Tweets will now be sent from both Dr. Anne Woolridge (Technical Director) and Matthew Smith (Waste Management Consultant). They will be keeping you...

Latest Waste Stories Edition Published

The latest edition of Waste Stories has been published today. Waste Stories is a frequently updated blog highlighting five popular news articles in the healthcare waste industry. It is published by the University of Northampton’s Healthcare Waste and Resources Research...

ISSL has trained 2538 people since Feb 2011

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Since February 2011, Independent Safety Services Ltd has trained 2538 people in waste and dangerous goods. This figure continues to rise and if you require any training or wish to discuss this, please do get in touch.

13 Organisations honoured with Zero Waste Awards

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A range of public and private sector organisations have been recognised for their efforts in waste prevention, following the second round of judging for the Zero Waste Awards. The Awards recognise achievements in waste prevention, reuse, recycling and energy recovery and are open...

New article published on the importance of disposing of pharmaceutical wastes correctly

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Dr Anne Woolridge and Dave Wiltshire (Senior Consultant in trade effluent quality at Thames Water Utilities Ltd) have published a paper in the CIWM journal on the why it is important to dispose of pharmaceutical wastes correctly and why the rinsing of medicine bottles can cause...

Standard needed to close gap in occupational road risk management

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Businesses would welcome a national standard for the management of work-related road risk, which should include ‘back to basics’ advice on risk-reducing interventions, according to new research by Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) Continue reading HERE.