Health and Safety at Work

The Environmental Health (Food and Safety) Team is responsible for regulating health and safety at work in a range of workplaces across West Lancashire including:

  • Hospitality premises
  • Beauty premises
  • Warehouses
  • Offices
  • Retail
  • Day nurseries

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulates other businesses such as factories, transport and farms. More information on who is responsible for regulating which workplace is available here (external). 

The Team investigates complaints and concerns about health and safety at work, conducts health and safety inspections at work premises and investigates accidents and incidents at work.

Our aim is to protect the health, safety and welfare of people working in West Lancashire and to safeguard others who may be exposed to risks from such activities. 

Health and Safety Complaints

Complaints about health and safety at work can be made to the Team at this link. We will only be able to investigate concerns in premises we regulate so we recommend that you review the above link before making a complaint. The HSE can be contacted here (external).

COVID-19 Concerns

More information about COVID-19 including how to report concerns can be found at this link.

Health and Safety Advice

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) webpages have a wealth of useful guidance and information on health and safety topics, including a health and safety toolbox for businesses (external link) 

 

If you would like further advice, please contact a member of the Food and Safety Team on 01695 577177 or email EnvHealth.Admin@westlancs.gov.uk 

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Health and safety links