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Health and Safety Service

Pages in Health and Safety Service

  1. Health and Safety Service
  2. Qualifications and experience of our Safety Service team
  1. Safety advice and support
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Good Health and Safety Management

Comply with relevant health and safety legislation at all times, giving due consideration to all competent advice provided.

Service aims

  • To support, guide and advise in meeting statutory requirements to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of employees, service users and visitors involved in, or affected by Council activities
  • To promote a positive safety culture ensuring a safe and healthy environment for all.
  • To provide commitment and a service that is responsive, customer-focused and supportive.

Key points

  • Local Authorities have a wide range of health and safety responsibilities and duties.
  • The Council has a legal responsibility to comply with all appropriate health and safety legislation
  • Employees must comply with the Council’s Health and Safety Management Framework, and the Council’s Health and Safety Policy.
  • Managers must be able to demonstrate that health, safety and wellbeing is properly managed a
  • Managers and employees need to be aware of their responsibilities and liabilities

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