Health and Safety

Environmental Health staff are responsible for the enforcement of health and safety in a range of non-manufacturing premises such as: retail shops, offices, warehouses, tyre and exhaust premises, restaurants, hotels, hairdressers, cinemas and other places of entertainment. We seek to ensure that all employers and self-employed people understand their responsibilities and comply with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act and related regulations and guidance. The Health and Safety Executive is responsible for higher risk premises such a manufacturers and construction and demolition sites.