Health and safety at work

In this area of the website you will find advice and information on a wide range of health and safety topics.

We aim to protect the health and safety of employees, members of the public and others who may be affected by work activities in Doncaster. We will help employers, employees and the self-employed comply with health, safety and welfare legislation by promoting, securing compliance and giving advice of best practice.  
 
Please use the following link for Lord Young's Review on Health and Safety: 

Lord Young's Review
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You can view the council's Health & Safety Enforcement Policy by downloading the document attached to this page.

A health and safety policy sets out your general approach, objectives and the arrangements you have put in place for managing health and safety in your business. It is a unique document that says who does what, when and how. If you have five or more employees, you must write your policy down.

Follow the links below for advice on how to produce a health and safety policy statement:
http://www.hse.gov.uk/business/policy.htm

Health and Safety Policy template:
http://www.hse.gov.uk/business/policy-statement.pdf

A risk assessment is an important step in protecting your workers and your business, as well as complying with the law. If you have five or more employees, you must write the significant findings of your risk assessments down.

Follow the link for advice on how to undertake risk assessments for your business:
http://www.hse.gov.uk/risk/assessment.htm

To report an accident please use the following link http://www.hse.gov.uk/riddor/

Health & Safety training

You can view training courses in health and safety by using the following link:

Safety and Food Education

For further information, please contact us: 

Last updated: 30 September 2015 11:14:42