LARAC Chair Confirmed for New Two Year Term

29 Nov 2019 |
LARAC Office

LARAC has confirmed that Carole Taylor will continue as Chair of the organisation for another two-year term. Ms Taylor, who is also LARAC’s North West representative, is one of the longest serving members of the Executive and has previously been Treasurer and Vice Chair before taking up the role of Chair in January 2018.

WISH unveils worker engagement tool

27 Nov 2019 |
Claudia Glover,

Ways to help employees better engage with health and safety were unveiled at the WISH worker engagement and leadership conference in Manchester last week.

The Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) forum has designed a draft set of copyright-free questions to help assess an employee’s engagement with their company on health and safety issues. The tool was given to attendees at the conference to take back to their own companies on a trial basis.

LARAC Membership - who are the members?

26 Nov 2019 |
The LARAC Office

Earlier this month we had the pleasure of reporting that 23 new LARAC members have joined us since January this year. (Who are they? Find out here).  

Every quarter we drill down into the membership numbers to analyse the make-up of the membership.   This month we took a detailed look at authority types across the regions and countries.  The results pointed up the real depth of our membership.  

Take a look at the numbers – really, they are anything but boring!

Road Safety Week

20 Nov 2019 |
LARAC Office

Road Safety Week is the UK's biggest road safety event, coordinated annually by Brake, the road safety charity.  This year it is happening THIS WEEK.

WAMITAB Apprenticeship consultation

20 Nov 2019 |

Following on from the development of the Waste Resource Operative Apprenticeship in 2018, WAMITAB are now keen to consult with the sector to see if there is an interest in developing a Level 4 Technical Waste Manager Apprenticeship.