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SWITCH (Scottish Waste Industry Training, Competency, Health & Safety) is a multi-partnership forum made up of organisations across all sectors within the resource management industry.

These organisations include Zero Waste Scotland, Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), Scottish Government, private waste management companies, advisory bodies and local authorities.

The Forum has two main areas of focus:

  • Health & Safety: Supporting continual improvement in health and safety
  • Education, training & Competency: Creating training, learning and development opportunities

The aim of the Forum is to provide leadership by working collaboratively to raise standards of health and safety, training, learning and development, and technical competence and to promote the Scottish resource management industry as an attractive career choice.

For more information, including how to become involved with the SWITCH Forum, to share your experiences of good practice or just to find out more please visit the SWITCH Forum website or email switch@zerowastescotland.org.uk.

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