Skip Hire - Considerations for Hire Skip Use
Here are some issues that may be useful to you when deciding to hire a skip:-
Skips must not be overloaded. Overloading a skip can cause problems in lifting and can also pose a safety hazard from waste falling from the overloaded skip. The waste inside the skip should not to exceed the top of the skip’s walls.
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Access To Skips
The skip should not be moved from the location on site agreed with the customer. Please ensure that the designated location for the skip has open access and is free from obstruction.
Permits For Skip Location
If you intend to have the hire skip dropped onto the road, pavement or verge, it is highly likely that you will require a permit from your local council.
Skip Filling – Banned Materials
There are some waste items that must not be put in a skip, including:
- Paint Cans
- TV’s & Computer Monitors
- Clinical/Medical Waste
- Florescent Tubes
- Plasterboard (max 10% of load)
- Hazardous/Toxic Material
Under no circumstances should fires be started in skips.