Decision Maker: Community Policy Development Group, Cabinet
Decision status: Implemented
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To receive the annual review of the Corporate
Health & Safety Policy from the Director of Corporate Affairs
and Business Transformation
Following consideration of a *report of the Group Manager for Performance, Governance and Data Security, the Community Policy Development Group had made the following recommendation: that the revised Health and Safety at Work Policy be adopted.
The Cabinet Member for the Working Environment and Support Services outlined the contents of the report stating that the revised Health and Safety Policy had been considered by the Health and Safety Committee and the Policy Development Group. She corrected an error in the report stating that the policy would be reviewed on a three yearly basis and not annually.
Consideration was given to who would investigate any accidents or reports of ill health, it was confirmed that this would be the Health and Safety Officer who would report to the Health and Safety Committee and Leadership Team.
RESOLVED that the recommendation of the Policy Development Group be approved.
(Proposed by Cllr Mrs N Woollatt and seconded by Cllr B A Moore)
Reason for decision: the Council is obliged to have an up-to-date Health and Safety Policy
Note: *Report previously circulated, copy attached to minutes.
Report author: Jill May
Publication date: 13/01/2021
Date of decision: 07/01/2021
Decided at meeting: 07/01/2021 - Cabinet
Effective from: 16/01/2021