Our role is to protect employees and members of the public at certain workplaces located within Caerphilly county borough. We ensure that workplaces comply with Health and Safety Legislation by inspecting, enforcing and educating within approximately 2500 workplace premises within the county borough.
Our annual Health and Safety Service Plan is available to download below:
Health and Safety Enforcement Service Plan 2011/2012 (pdf 145kb)
Statistics show that an estimated 2.2 million people suffer from illnessses they believe are caused or made worse by their work. Running a business means that you have responsibilities in protecting the health, safety and welfare of your employees, customers and visitors to the site e.g. contractors.
Health and safety in the workplace
Issues that must be considered in order to ensure the health, safety and well-being of people in the workplace.
Health and safety - licensed premises
Violence is a serious health hazard both for immediate victims of attacks and for their colleagues and alcohol is often associated as the cause of this violence!
Health and safety legislation
Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and other Regulations that govern health and safety in the workplace.
Health and safety inspections
Our inspection procedures and what to expect both during and after an inspection of your business.
Investigating health and safety incidents
Regulations on recording accidents in the workplace, what incidents need to be reported and who to report to.
First aid at work
Assessing your needs within the workplace, first aid training and record keeping.
Health and safety training
Your duties as an employer to provide health and safety training in the workplace.
What you need to do if you are organising a temporary event to ensure that health and safety standards are met.