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Be aware of the 'Health and Safety' issues
that may affect your business.

Health and Safety.

Check your legal responsibility for health and safety of your employees and the public, and register your business with either the HSE (most factories, workshops) or your local authority (most offices, shops, businesses).

If the process is likely to cause pollution.

Check if authorisation is needed to apply to either your Local Authority Environmental Health Department / National Rivers Authority / local water authority, sewerage undertakers as appropriate.

For further information :

Phone your local authority (Environmental Health Department) or HSE's Infoline on 0870 1545500

See the HSE booklet 'An introduction to Health and Safety' INDG259 available free from HSE Books on 01787 881165.

If food is being stored or prepared on the premises.

Contact your Local Authority Environmental Health Department.

Fire Certificate.

Some businesses, such as guest houses, hotels, and residential nursing care may require a Fire Certificate. Check with your local Fire Authority to see if a Fire Certificate is required.

For further information :

Read 'Fire Precautions in the Workplace - Information for Employers' priced £3.50 from The Stationary Office 0870 600 5522.

Legal Advice / Document Templates

If you need legal advice on health and safety issues, you may find a local professional legal advisor within our business services listings.

Simply Docs provide a number of legal document templates relating to Health & Safety issues.

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