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Health and safety advice

Our team promotes and and protects the health and safety of employees in the workplace.

We can help you meet your requirements under the health and safety laws, as well as inspect a premises which may be in breach of those laws.

Health and safety partners

Our primary partner with health and safety issues is the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Different bodies are responsible for enforcing different areas. The HSE website shows who is responsible for what.

The HSE have lots of advice on complying with issues such as: 

  • Asbestos
  • Legionella and legionaire's disease
  • Risk
  • Stress
  • Slips and trips
  • Temperature
  • Noise
  • Gas
  • Vibration
  • Equipment needed

As well as industry related advice such as for:

  • Construction
  • Nuclear
  • Health and social care
  • Agriculture
  • Waste and recycling
  • Food
  • Quarries
  • Chemical
  • Treecare
  • Entertainment

Go to the HSE website

Health and Safety advisory visit

We do carry out advisory visits on businesses and properties to ensure they operate to the required regulations. You can also request a visit from us.

Request an advisory visit

Report a possible breach of Health and Safety laws

You can also use our general enquiry form to report a possible breach of health and safety laws. Your enquiry will be treated in confidence.

Report a possible breach

You can also contact the health and safety team by telephone on our main number.

Health and safety prosecutions

You can search the prosecution register on the Health and Safety Executive website.

 

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