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Decision details

Health & Safety Interim Report 2019/20

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Performance, Executive Member for Finance and Performance

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To update the Executive Member on:
• Key areas of work of the City of York Council (CYC) Health & Safety Service during 2019;
• A performance update on the Health & Safety shared service with North Yorkshire County Council;
• A review of CYC accidents/incidents in the reporting period;
• Consideration and approval of any amendments to the shared service
collaboration agreement.

The Executive Member will be asked to:
•Comment on and note the key areas of work and performance of the Health and Safety service;
•Request any further reports on any areas of concern relating to this work and areas of Health and Safety risk at CYC;
•Consider and approve (or otherwise) any recommendations to the shared service collaboration agreement.


Resolved: That;   

a.   The Interim Report including the work of the Shared Health and Safety (H&S) Service be noted.


b.   The Corporate Health and Safety Policy be endorsed.


c.   The proposed changes to City of York Council/North Yorkshire County Council (CYC/NYCC) Collaboration Agreement be agreed to include:

                                             i.        minor administrative changes to the report to, for example, to reflect changes in legislation;

                                            ii.        the change to the surplus sharing agreement.


Reason:     To ensure the Executive Member and residents are assured that H&S services are resilient and the council has proper arrangements in place for managing and responding to H&S risks.

Report author: Stuart Langston

Publication date: 16/12/2019

Date of decision: 16/12/2019

Decided at meeting: 16/12/2019 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Performance

Effective from: 19/12/2019

Accompanying Documents:


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