Decision details

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 implementation


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

Accompanying Documents: