Transforming waste into wealth

Join us on this transformative journey as we invest in the prosperity of the recycling and scrap metal industries, fostering a sustainable future built on knowledge, expertise, and innovation.

Scrap Metal and Recycling Training

We offer bespoke training and services for niche markets like recycling and scrap metal industries, equipping professionals with the knowledge and tools to excel in these sectors.

Our strapline encompasses the vision of revolutionising the recycling and scrap metal industries by recognising their untapped potential. With a focus on innovative training solutions, we aim to empower individuals and organisations to become catalysts for change in these thriving sectors.

By embracing the mantra of "Transforming Waste into Wealth," we envision a future where the recycling and scrap metal industries play a pivotal role in sustainable development and economic prosperity. Our comprehensive training programs equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to navigate the complexities of these industries and unlock their full potential.

We understand the immense value in investing in these sectors. Through our training initiatives, we foster an environment of learning, collaboration, and growth, enabling individuals and businesses to harness the vast opportunities present within the recycling and scrap metal sectors.

Our commitment to innovation drives us to continually explore cutting-edge techniques and best practices in recycling and scrap metal management. We believe in equipping our participants with the latest advancements in technology, sustainable practices, and efficient processes, ensuring that they stay ahead in this dynamic industry.

Together, we can transform the perception of waste into an asset and turn it into a valuable resource. By embracing responsible recycling practices and strategic utilisation of scrap metal, we not only protect the environment but also tap into a lucrative market with immense economic potential.

Partner with us on this transformative journey as we invest in the prosperity of the recycling and scrap metal industries, fostering a sustainable future built on knowledge, expertise, and innovation.

Recycling Plant Operator Training

  • Standardise training across the industry of recycling.
  • Provide plant operators with qualifications recognised by industry employers.
  • Ensure that employers can comply with insurance requirements and the need to reduce risk.
  • Recognise the skills and abilities of operators to work securely and effectively in an environment that can be hazardous.
  • To comply with constantly evolving health and safety legislation.
The recycling sector has been investing resources in the creation of health and safety advice and guidelines for a while. It's safe to say that this has raised awareness and rejuvenated industry commitment to enhancing safety performance.
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Our Training

The recycling sector presents greater dangers and difficulties compared to many other industries. Handling various materials such as ferrous and non-ferrous metals, paper, and electrical waste requires careful identification and appropriate management, and this is where we can assist.

Our SMART training encompasses the following:

  • Fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for safe operations.
  • Specialised training to mitigate risks specific to the recycling industry.
  • Familiarisation with new equipment during implementation.
Our training begins by elevating standards and reducing risks, whether it involves training new personnel or retraining existing staff.

This program ensures that operators of machinery and equipment utilized in the recycling industry receive adequate training, enabling them to work safely and efficiently. Upon completion of the training, participants undergo assessment, and if successful, they receive a certificate and an ID card to comply with health and safety regulations.

The following is a list of the diverse health and safety subjects, as well as plant and machinery, for which training and certification are available.


  • Cranes with Grab
  • Cranes with Magnets

Lift Trucks

  • Rough Terrain Lift Trucks
  • Tele-trucks
  • Telescopic Handlers
  • Counterbalanced Lift Trucks


  • Shovel Loaders
  • Skid Steers

Work Platforms

  • Scissor Lifts
  • Telescopic
  • Articulated Boom

Shears / Bailers

  • Crocodile Shears
  • Ferrous Shears
  • Non-ferrous Shears
  • Ferrous Bailers
  • Non-ferrous Bailers
  • Cardboard Bailers
  • Paper Bailers
  • Nibblers

Container Lifts

  • Container Handlers
  • Invertors
  • Tilters


  • Skip Loaders
  • Shunters
  • RO-RO

Health & Safety

  • Policies and Procedures
  • Safety Representatives (part-time)
  • Site Inspections & Reports
  • Manual Handling
  • Safety Awareness
  • Working at Height
  • Health & Safety for Managers
  • Accident Investigation
  • Fall Arrest Equipment
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Fire Wardens
  • Fire Equipment
  • First Aid
  • Driver Awareness
  • Use of Power Tools
  • Lifting Operations
  • Banksman

Other Courses

  • ELV / do-pollution Units
  • Compactors
  • Metal / Wood Saws
  • Disc Cutters/ Grinders
  • Steam Cleaners
  • Cable Strippers
  • Burning / Cutting
  • Abrasive Wheels
Our engagement does not end with the completion of the training program. We offer ongoing support and resources to ensure that individuals and organisations stay up to date with the latest industry developments. We provide access to updated materials, webinars, and networking events to foster continuous learning and professional growth.

Choosing our services for scrap metal and recycling training means investing in the development of your skills, knowledge, and expertise. We are dedicated to empowering individuals and organisations to thrive in these industries, contributing to a sustainable and prosperous future.


Health and Safety Management ISO 45001
Construction Health & Safety

We provide a range of cost-effective services to assist construction projects throughout their life cycle. Site Safety consultants have experience in all sectors of the construction industry, so whether you need full support or simply help in inspecting sites, there is a service we can tailor to your specific needs.

Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres (DSEAR)
DSEAR Assessments

We offer a high-quality, bespoke service that is tailor-made to ensure you get the best value for your money. The primary purpose of DSEAR is to protect workers and others who may be at risk from dangerous substances that can cause a fire, explosion, or similar energy-releasing events within high-risk operations.

Fire Risk Assessments
Fire Risk Assessments

At Site Safety we offer a cost-efficient Fire risk assessment service across England and Wales starting from as low as £149, carried out by Accredited Fire Risk Assessors. Site Safety will ensure you comply with the 'Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005' also known as the Fire Safety Order (FSO)).

Health and Safety Management ISO 45001
Health & Safety

Health and Safety is crucial for businesses and organisations to ensure compliance with UK occupational laws and regulations. These laws provide clear guidelines and requirements for implementing effective health and safety programs to reduce workplace hazards, prevent accidents and injuries, and promote employees' overall health and well-being.

Noise Assessments
Noise Assessments

The primary aim of the noise assessment is to help you decide what actions are necessary to ensure the health and safety of employees exposed to excessive workplace noise. We provide a detailed report that includes preventive or corrective measures to protect workers from the harmful long-term effects of noise exposure, ensuring a safer work environment.

Audits 1st Party Audits, 2nd Party Audits and 3rd Party Audits

Audits evaluate an organisation's effectiveness, identifying weaknesses within their systems and processes. We provide internal and external audits and preparation for international standards certification, such as ISO 45001, 9001, or 14001, by giving you a framework to address potential risk factors and show commitment to building stakeholder confidence.

Risk Management ISO 31000
Risk Management

Risk management systematically identifies, evaluates, and prioritises risks, and allocates resources to minimise adverse events' likelihood and impact. It requires a comprehensive approach involving people, processes, and technology to enhance an organisation's resilience, reputation, and value while ensuring legal compliance and conformance.

Environmental Management ISO 14001

Environmental management helps organisations achieve their goals by implementing, reviewing, and improving their environmental performance while reducing the risk of non-compliance. It promotes sustainability and protects natural resources, reducing environmental impact and costs associated with waste, energy, and resources.

Site Safety Training
Safety Training

Our tailored training services ensure workplace safety for both employers and employees. Compliance with relevant legislation is essential for employers, while employees benefit from learning to operate equipment safely and efficiently. Our programs provide the necessary knowledge and skills for optimal job performance while priortising workplace safety.

Site Safety Face Fit Testing Service
Face Fit Testing

In many industries, workers are often exposed to hazardous substances, including dust particles, which can harm their health. To mitigate these risks, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has established guidelines for face fitting to ensure workers are adequately protected. This web page provides essential information for employers on face fitting requirements.


The increasing focus on sustainability transforms how businesses and organisations approach their performance, with the environment, social responsibility, and good governance (ESG) agenda taking centre stage. Today's consumers are more discerning and increasingly demanding products and services that are environmentally, socially responsible, and ethically sound.

Renewable Energy Services
Renewable Energy

Renewable energy technologies have been developed to harness the power of these natural resources and convert them into usable forms of energy, such as electricity or heat. Some examples of renewable energy technologies include solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, wind turbines, hydroelectric power plants, geothermal heat pumps, and biomass energy systems.

Management Systems

Our web-based Management Software Systems provide organisations with an integrated and holistic approach to digital, data-driven information and management. Our cutting-edge systems allow for proactive monitoring and management of your organisation's health and safety objectives, performance, and regulatory requirements. With our state-of-the-art technology, you can have complete confidence in your ability to stay ahead of the curve and maintain compliance while driving growth and success.
My HSE Manager Online
Health and Safety Software

My HSE Manager is a mobile web application that enables organisations to assess, identify, improve and monitor their health, safety, and well being effectiveness and performance. The system provides a large suite of features and templates that enable businesses of all sizes and industries to assess and build a healthy, safe, and compliant workplace for employees and contractors.

Audit Management System
Audit and Compliance Software

My Audit Manager is a mobile and web application that can be used to provide visibility and insights into raising standards across the organisation, with contractors or service providers. Collect consistent data, standardise operations, identify opportunities for improvement, resolve non-conformances and quickly generate and distribute detailed reports for management or clients.

Site Safety

Compliance and risk are always a challenge. Ensuring a balance is maintained is more important and ever with overlapping regulatory regimes extending their reach across multiple sectors.

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