Health and safety at work
The Commercial team in Environmental Health has the responsibility of enforcing health and safety legislation in relation to some 1,500 workplaces in the borough.
These premises consist of offices, shops, catering premises (such as restaurants, hotels and cafes), leisure facilities and warehouses.
The Commercial team carries out its work by:
- Carrying out routine health and safety inspections
- Investigating complaints in relation to health and safety matters in workplaces
- Investigating the causes of accidents in the workplace
- Giving advice to businesses on health and safety
- Promoting health and safety in the workplace by campaigns and initiatives
The Health and Safety Executive is responsible for farms, factories, building sites and other manufacturing activities
Last updated: 20/02/2017 11:13