Corporate Health & Safety Policy 2017
Meeting: 17/10/2017 - Cabinet (Item 111)
Report of Alison Webb, Executive Member for People & Information.
The Executive Member for People & Information presented the report which recommended a revised Health & Safety Policy for formal adoption and implementation.
It was noted that at the request of the Overview & Scrutiny Commission the Construction, Design and Management Regulations 2015 had since been included.
In response to a question about not needing the aforementioned regulations, the Executive Director of Place advised that any contractor working for the Council could now be held to account; it also would include an audit trail of their health and safety responsibilities.
· To ensure Breckland Council is in compliance with its statutory duties.
· To protect the health and safety and welfare of employees and the health and safety of visitors to Breckland premises or where services are provided by the Council.
· To agree the adoption of the revised Health & Safety Policy.
· Do nothing.
RESOLVED that the Corporate Health & Safety Policy 2017 be adopted.