Issue - meetings

Corporate Health & Safety Policy 2017

Meeting: 17/10/2017 - Cabinet (Item 111)

111 Corporate Health & Safety Policy 2017 (Agenda item 17) pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Report of Alison Webb, Executive Member for People & Information.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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.

 

Reasons

 

·         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.

 

Options

 

·         To agree the adoption of the revised Health & Safety Policy.

 

·         Do nothing.

 

RESOLVED that the Corporate Health & Safety Policy 2017 be adopted.