Health and safety at work

The council is responsible for promoting good practice to ensure the health and safety of employees and the public in a range of workplaces.

How we can help

We can give confidential advice if you're worried about:

  • dangerous working practices, equipment and premises
  • health risks in the workplace
  • being asked to do something that may damage your health or others.

We also:

  • investigate workplace accidents and dangerous occurrences
  • investigate complaints about safety in the workplace
  • investigate environmental nuisance in the workplace
  • carry out inspections of business premises
  • advise employers on safeguarding the health and safety of their employees.

Useful factsheets and websites