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Health & Safety Update Report

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

Decision status: Decision Made (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To update the Executive Member on the Council’s Health & Safety arrangements, key areas of work of the Health & Safety Service for the financial year 2019/20 and to date in 2020/21, plus an update on the performance of the Health and Safety shared service with North Yorkshire County Council. The impacts and work in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic will also be covered and a forward look at priority areas of work for the remainder of 2020/21 and into the following year.

The Executive Member will be asked to note the report and identify any risk areas for future reporting.



a)    That the report covering the 18 month period including the council’s response to managing and responding to significant H&S risks including those relating to the pandemic ne noted;

b)    That the performance of the Shared H&S Service be noted;

c)     consider any areas of H&S risk management for further reporting at future decision sessions.


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


Report author: Pauline Stuchfield

Publication date: 18/01/2021

Date of decision: 18/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 18/01/2021 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Performance

Date comes into force if not called in: 19/01/2021

Call-in deadline date: 18/01/2021

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