What the Health and Safety Team do

The Health and Safety and team monitors and advises on health and safety legislation in over 9,000 work premises in Brighton & Hove. Businesses are inspected to ensure that employees and visiting public are kept safe while on the premises. They are also responsible for investigating some accidents in the work place.

Should you wish to make an enquiry or complaint relating to a premises that is inspected by the Health and Safety team, please contact the team.

Contact the Health and Safety Team

All complaints are confidential and our aim is to investigate and resolve your complaint in an efficient and thorough manner. A named officer who is competent to investigate health and safety complaints will investigate the complaint on your behalf.
Where Brighton & Hove City Council is not the appropriate enforcing authority, we will refer the complaint on your behalf.

For more information on health and safety contact the Health and Safety Team:

How long it takes to get a response

Once the department has received your query a service request will be raised for an officer to investigate, who will respond within the following timescales.

One day response

5 day response 10 day response
Dangerous condition or serious health risk Accident Comments on licensing applications
Fatal or serious accident Asbestos clearance Comments on planning applications
  Asbestos notification General enquiries
  Condition of premises Project work
  Complaints regarding the service Smoking in a smoke-free premises or vehicle
    Violence at work investigation

    Read our Health and safety complaint or query privacy notice for information on how we collect, store and process your data.