Corporate Health & Safety
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To propose a revised Health & Safety
Policy for Breckland Council and seek approval for adoption and
That the revised Health and Safety Policy contained at Appendix A to the report for implementation be approved.
Reasons for the decision:
To ensure Breckland is compliant with its statutory duties.
To protect the health and safety and welfare of employees and the health and safety of visitors to Breckland’s premises or where services are provided by the Council.
To ensure the policy is up to date and stands up well to external scrutiny/challenge.
Alternative options considered:
1) Agree the adoption of the revised Health and Safety Policy.
2) Agree the adoption of the revised Health and Safety Policy with amendments.
3) Do nothing.
Report author: Craig Fowler
Publication date: 03/07/2023
Date of decision: 03/07/2023
Decided at meeting: 03/07/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 11/07/2023