We're in the process of setting our budget for the 2020/21 financial year and are inviting residents, businesses and groups in the borough to have their say on our approach. To fill in the consultation questionnaire go to: https://www.allerdale.gov.uk/en/consultation/.
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:
- Legionella and legionaire's disease
- Slips and trips
- Equipment needed
As well as industry related advice such as for:
- Health and social care
- Waste and recycling
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.
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.
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.