Health and Safety

The Health and Safety Team aims to provide a safe and healthy environment for people at work and those who may be affected by work activities. It inspects and enforces legislation in over 3,500 premises.

Further information about the role of the Health and Safety Inspector

Health and Safety Executive’s leaflet:
What to expect when a health and safety inspector calls

Health and Safety Executive

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the authoritative body in Great Britain for issues relating to health and safety in the workplace. They provide information on all aspects of work-related health and safety, as well as HSE’s official guidance — all completely free.

There is also contains a range of practical tools to help people comply with health and safety law.

Their Health and Safety Made Simple pages provide information to help businesses operating in low-risk environment meet their basic health and safety requirements.