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Health and safety 

Health and Safety Executive 

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the authoritative body in Great Britain for issues relating to health and safety in the workplace.

Businesses or members of the public seeking information on health and safety can use the Health and Safety Executive's website - a huge knowledge bank where people can access and download information on all aspects of work-related health and safety, as well as the Health and Safety Executive's official guidance completely free of charge.

The website also contains a range of practical tools to help people easily comply with health and safety law.

The Health and Safety Made Simple pages provide information in one easily accessible place for businesses operating in low risk environment to meet their basic health and safety requirements.
 
The Health and Safety Executive offers advice and guidance through a wide range of free and priced resources. Health and Safety Executive - Publications and Health and Safety Executive - Leaflets

Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences 

If you are an employer, self-employed or in control of work premises, you will have a duty under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR) to report certain accidents or incidents. This can be done online at the RIDDOR Incident Contact Centre.

Health and Safety Training  

Good health and safety practice makes good management sense. The cost in terms of lost working days, litigation or prosecution can be extremely bad for business.

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) is the UK's leading provider of nationally recognised qualifications in safety. From Levels 1 to 4, CIEH qualifications ensure that workers are appropriately trained in safe working practices.

Cooling Towers 

Cooling towers and evaporative condensers have been associated with outbreaks of Legionella. Information on risk assessment and registration for cooling towers and evaporative condensers.

Health and Safety

Environmental Health

Roycraft House

15 Linton Road

Barking

IG11 8HE

 

Phone: 020 8215 3000

Email: 3000direct@lbbd.gov.uk