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Health and safety at work

We work in line with our Health and Safety Service Plan and aim to:

  • protect the health, safety and welfare of all people affected by work activities for which we have enforcement responsibility which include:
    • shops and offices
    • hotels and catering establishments
    • sports and leisure and consumer services
    • places of worship and warehouses
  • promote health and safety within these activities by carrying out planned projects.

Responsibility in most other workplaces falls to theĀ Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Report an accident at work

You can report injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations (RIDDOR) online:

Report an accident at work

Risk assessments

Risk assessments are an essential part of ensuring your business operates in a safe and legal manner, so that employees and public are protected. If you are a small or medium sized employer (SME) and have difficulty doing a risk assessment to meet the requirements of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 see:

Chemicals and other hazardous substances

Help and advice for new businesses

For advice for start up companies and small businesses visit:

Other health and safety information and guidance

For further information on health and safety information visit:

Cooling towers and evaporative condensers

Cooling towers and evaporative condensers help to remove excess heat from sites.

You must let us know if your commercial site uses a cooling tower or evaporative condenser. Please complete the form on the GOV.UK website:

Notify us of cooling towers and evaporative condensers

List of sites operating cooling towers

View our list of sites operating cooling towers: