Health & Safety for Businesses

COVID-19 Update - All face to face visits and inspections are currently suspended. Advice is available via email

Breckland Council carries out regular checks on offices, shops, warehouses, places used for leisure activities and other non-industrial premises, focusing on high risk work activities and business sectors. (The Health & Safety Executive deal with factories and other industrial operations). This ensures that safe and healthy working conditions are provided for all employees, the self-employed and members of the public visiting these premises

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COVID-19: workplace safety

Advice for businesses regarding Health and Safety in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Health and Safety Training

Information on our training courses

New Business Advice

Health and Safety advice for your business.

Complaints and Investigations

How to report Health & Safety Complaints and Investigations

Accidents at Work

Accidents at work (RIDDOR*) *RIDDOR is an acronym of the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013.

Skin Piercing

Skin piercing is an industry that is regulated by Breckland Council.

Smoke Free Workplace

Information on the legal requirements and enforcement of a 'Smoke-Free Workplace'

Gas Safety

Restaurants, pubs, hotels and other businesses with commercial kitchens have a duty to make sure that their gas appliances are safe.

Cooling Towers

Breckland council has to be notified about both Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condenser


Mid-Anglia Environment Safety & Health Group

Sunbed Safety

Advice for businesses with sunbeds, and how to comply with the law.

Asbestos in the Workplace

Asbestos advice for business

Last updated: 06/07/2021 15:18:18