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Visit to waste collection centre

Intervention Area

Environmental Protection

Nature of Training Opportunity

Visit to waste collection centre

Training Outcome

Understanding of the management of and risks associated with large site with commercial and public access offering:

1. Waste receipt, storage and distribution from the site (including asbestos, vehicle oil and batteries, white goods, car tyres, green waste, general household waste, cardboard and rubble)
2. Health and safety of those who work at and visit the site including members of the public
3. Vehicle movement into and around the site
4. Contaminated land management (due to the use of the site)
5. Pest control

Name of Local Authority

Torfaen CBC


Lewis Smith
Tel : 01633 647259
E Mail : lewis.smith@torfaen.gov.uk

Learning Period required

½ day

Precluded dates


Specific requirements

Sturdy enclosed shoes (ideally steel toe caps), warm clothing (if visit made in colder months).
Hard hat and safety vest will be provided

Group Visit? *

Maximum of 3 students per visit

Additional comments


*  If a group visit is indicated, booking will not be by individual students through the contact officer, but will be by the student with UWIC, on dates agreed with the local authority concerned.

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