Know Your Duty?
What is meant by Duty of Care?
If you produce, store, transport, treat or dispose of hazardous waste you have a Duty of Care to ensure that it is managed correctly, otherwise large financial penalities can be issued.
How can you fulfill your Duty of Care obligations?
- Store it safely and securely
- Ensure that your chosen waste carrier is fully licensed to handle your waste
- Complete waste transfer notes to document all the waste you transfer
- Keep records of all the waste you transfer for at least 2 years
You can find more information at The Environment Agency website, where you can read in detail about your obligations to implement a Duty of Care strategy.