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Free Webinar – Health & Safety in Vehicle Recycling

Health and safety should be a priority for any vehicle recycling operation. To draw attention to this, ATF Professional and The Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (IOSH) are inviting you to attend a free webinar focusing on some of the dangers of working in a yard that vehicle recyclers need to be aware of.


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Hosted by IOSH and ATF Professional on the 25th of August at 12 PM (BST), the webinar will look at the present and the future of Health and Safety for the automotive recycling industry.

Danny Swygart, Roy Johnson, Regional Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Managers, EMR (European Metal Recycling) Group will make the first presentation. They will be focussing on the top five hazards in today’s yards.

The second part of the webinar will be provided by Andy Latham of Salvage Wire, who will discuss the safety implications of high voltage for the automotive industry, including vehicle technicians, first responders, recovery companies, salvage and dismantling and fleet operations.

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There will be the opportunity to ask the presenters questions at the end of each session.

The webinar will be just over an hour long and will introduce some of the many health and safety challenges faced by vehicle recyclers throughout the globe. The event is international, free to attend and open to all involved in the auto recycling community.

Haydn Davies, the editor of ATF Professional, said:

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‘Wherever you are, and whoever you are, if you are involved in vehicle recycling, the thing that we all have in common is keeping ourselves and colleagues safe.

This webinar has been organised to draw awareness to health and safety in the vehicle recycling industry, now and in the future. There are many safety challenges that need to be faced, and we hope that this will be the first part of many webinars on this subject. It is great to organise this event alongside IOSH, whose members, I hope, will help to raise the quality of health and safety within our industry.”

Please click here to register for this free online event on the 25th of August at 12 PM (BST).

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Owain Griffiths

Owain Griffiths

Head of Circular Economy at Volvo Cars

Owain joined Volvo Cars in June 2021 to lead Circular Economy in the Global Sustainability Team. The company has committed to being a circular business by 2040 and has financial, recycled content and CO2 based targets for 2025, all of which Owain is working across the company to make happen. Owain previously worked for circular economy consultancy Oakdene Hollins where he advised businesses on evidence led circular economy implementation. 

Turning into a circular business and the importance of vehicle reuse and recycling.

The presentation will cover the work Volvo Cars is doing to achieve 2025 but mainly focus on the transformational work towards 2040 and the business and value chain changes being considered. Attention will be paid to the way vehicles are being dealt with at the end of life and the complexities of closing material and component loops. Opportunities and challenges which Volvo Cars is facing will be presented including engagement with 3rd parties and increasing pressure from stakeholders.

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e2e Total Loss Vehicle Management [e2e] is the UK’s only salvage and automotive recycling network with nationwide, environmentally compliant sites delivering performance resilience and service reliability to the insurance and fleet markets.  The network’s online salvage auction drives strong salvage resale values and faster sales.  e2e’s salvage clients have access to the network’s stocks of over 5 million quality graded, warranty assured reclaimed parts. 

The power of the network model means e2e has the ability to influence industry standards and is committed to continually raising the bar whilst redefining the role and perceived value of the salvage operator.  Network members adhere to robust service level agreements, against which they are audited, in order to ensure performance consistency and a market leading customer experience.  

The salvage and recycling operating environment is evolving rapidly, and e2e is anticipating, listening and responding to changing market needs.  Regulatory compliance, ESG, reclaimed parts, customer experience, EVs, new vehicle technologies, data and reputation risk are just some of many considerations linked to the procurement of salvage services.  e2e will drive further added value to clients and members through the adoption and application of emerging technologies, continuing to differentiate its proposition and position salvage services as a professional partnership. 

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