Safety when working on and around airbags
Safety and Health practitioner, Phil Wass takes a
close look at issues surrounding the safe handling of airbags. It is quite a long article but the information is
essential knowledge for vehicle dismantlers and depolluters.
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Getting oil and grease out of your intercepters
We are all too well aware of the role interceptors
play in our yards to prevent oils, greases and solvents escaping into the wider environment, not to mention the
costs associated with their maintenance. We have found a company that makes a neat little product that can often
mean that the water and oil can be recycled, helping to avoid the liabilities and costs associated with disposal
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Have you submitted your recycling returns yet?
The deadline for submitting your returns to show the level
of recovery carried out on end of life vehicles has moved from April 1st to July 1st. So, anyone who doesn’t use a service
such as CarTakeBack or Autogreen, must send in their own figures by July 1st.
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You little ripper!
Well it may not be so little but when we saw this unit in action in the
States we thought that it might be of interest to UK dismantlers. The unit is in simple terms, an engine ripper but if you
watch the video (there is a link on the website) you will see it’s far more than that.
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Why is our industry so neglected?
Our industry, and I include related industries such scrap metal have no decent trade
event in this country. Years ago, RWM used to be quite good but nowadays it is as far removed from our businesses as the
motor show is. By that I mean, yes, we are involved with motor vehicles and yes, we are legally wrapped up with the waste
industry, but as much as new cars are not really our scene nor is the waste sector.
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