Health & Safety

The Health and Safety Unit within the Council carries out regular checks on offices, shops, warehouses, places used for leisure activities and other non-industrial premises. (The Health and Safety Executive deal with factories and other industrial operations). This ensures that safe and healthy working conditions are provided for all employees, the self-employed and members of the public visiting these premises

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Health and Safety Training

Breckland and South Holland Councils have teamed together to launch a new training company named Environmental Health Training and Consultancy

H & S for New Businesses

Health and Safety advice for your business.

Accidents at Work

Accidents at work (RIDDOR*) *RIDDOR is an acronym of the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013.

Complaints and Investigations

How to report Health & Safety Complaints and Investigations

Skin Piercing

Skin piercing is an industry that is regulated by Breckland Council.

Smoke Free Workplace

Information on the legal requirements and enforcement of a 'Smoke-Free Workplace'

Gas Safety

Restaurants, pubs, hotels and other businesses with commercial kitchens have a duty to make sure that their gas appliances are safe.

Cooling Towers

Breckland council has to be notified about both Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condenser

MESH

Mid-Anglia Environment Safety & Health Group

Sunbed Safety

Advice for businesses with sunbeds, and how to comply with the law.

Asbestos

Asbestos advice for business