How to complain in East Yorkshire about health and safety in your work place and who enforces the health and safety legislation in your workplace.
Health and safety legislation is enforced by inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive or in your local council.
As enforcing authorities each deal with different sectors.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) advise and enforce on:
The council give advice and enforce regulations in:
The HSE website can clarify which is the appropriate enforcing authority for your business:
Health and Safety Executive (external website)
If you think the condition of your workplace is putting your safety at risk or damaging your health, you should raise your concerns with your employer or person in control of the premises.
If no improvement is made and your safety or health continues to be at risk, then you can report your complaint to the relevant enforcing authority and ask them to look into it.
To make a complaint in relation to your workplace, where the Health and Safety Executive is the appropriate enforcing authority;
Telephone 0845 345055 during normal office hours, or alternatively, contact online, via the Health and Safety Executive website:
Where the council is the appropriate enforcing authority please contact your local council.
If the workplace in question is in East Yorkshire you can contact the health and safety duty officer by:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: (01482) 396096
Where the council is the appropriate enforcing authority and the complaint or concern is regarding: