We provide Health and Safety at Work advice, guidance and enforcement for a range of businesses in South Norfolk.
Health and safety enforcement responsibilities are split between South Norfolk Council and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
If you are concerned about a health and safety issue, you can make a complaint to us or send your complaint to the HSE depending on the type of business your concern is regarding. Please see below for guidance on who is responsible for what.
- Building sites
- Nuclear installations
- Schools and colleges
- Gas, electricity and water systems
- Hospitals and nursing homes
- Central and local government premises
- Offshore installations.
- Officers (except government offices)
- Leisure premises
- Nurseries and playgrounds
- Pubs and clubs
- Museums (privately owned)
- Places of worship
- Sheltered accommodation
- Care homes.
Report an accident
Certain workplace accidents, near misses and occupational diseases involving employees, contractors or members of the public must be reported as part of the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR).
There are limits to when businesses can trade on a Sunday, find out about trading hours for retailers.