Agenda Item No. 4
THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL
SCRUTINY COMMITTEE (HOUSING AND PUBLIC PROTECTION): 15 JANUARY 2014
REFERENCE FROM CABINET: 16 DECEMBER 2013
C2121 HEALTH AND SAFETY ENFORCEMENT SERVICE PLAN 2013/14 (L) (SCRUTINY COMMITTEE – HOUSING AND PUBLIC PROTECTION) -
Approval was sought to agree the Council's Health & Safety Enforcement Service Plan 2013/14.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council was an 'enforcing authority' under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and was required by section 18 of the Act to set out its arrangements for discharging that duty. The Health & Safety Enforcement Service Plan set out these arrangements.
The Service Plan set out the resources available to deliver the service, delivery models and the links with other partners and stakeholders and was attached at Appendix 1 to the report. It also detailed the type and number of interventions to be used.
This was a matter for Executive decision.
(1) T H A T the Health and Safety Enforcement Service Plan attached at Appendix 1 to the report be approved.
(2) T H A T the report be referred to Scrutiny Committee (Housing and Public Protection) for consideration / information as requested by that Committee.
Reasons for decisions
(1) To ensure the Council had robust arrangements in place to deliver it’s obligations as an enforcing authority under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and comply with statutory guidance.
(2) For consideration by the Scrutiny Committee (Housing and Public Protection)
Attached as Appendix – Report to Cabinet – 16 December, 2013