Advice and training

Health and safety information sources


Calderdale Council

Enforces workplace health and safety in retailers, wholesalers, offices, hotels, catering premises, leisure activities and consumer services. Provides information and advice on workplace health and safety. Free information leaflets available.

Calderdale College

Provides many courses to do with health and safety, including basic health and safety, fire safety, first aid, and many more.

Business Link Yorkshire

Easy to use business support organisation provides advice and information on many issues involved in business such as finance and health and safety.

Kirklees and Calderdale Occupational Health Group

An organisation set up by Health & Safety professionals to share ideas and information, and promote good practice about health, safety and environment matters. Representatives of businesses in Kirklees, Calderdale and surrounding areas are welcome to become members and attend group meetings.

West Yorkshire Fire Service

Provides advice and information on workplace fire safety.

West Yorkshire Trading Standards

Providing advice and information on standards for consumers and businesses.


Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)

Advice and information on employment law.

British Safety Council

An independent workplace health, safety and environmental organisation that works with the world’s leading companies, developing safe systems of work.

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)

Professional body, dedicated to the promotion of environmental health. Find out about accredited courses and training, jobs, events, policies, and publications dedicated to environmental health on their website.

COSHH Essentials (Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health)

A website that provides advice and guidance for all different types of businesses on the control of chemicals and other dangerous substances. It can help you carry out your COSHH assessments.

Employment, Medical Advisory Service (EMAS)

Branch of the HSE staffed by specialist occupational health professionals, available for giving advice on health matters relating to work. They are based for this area at The Lateral 8 City Walk Leeds LS11 9AT.

Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Enforcing health and safety in manufacturers, farms, hospitals and schools. Provides information and advice on workplace health and safety. Free information leaflets available.

Health and Safety Executive Books

Supplies free and priced HSE publications and multimedia products on health and safety in the work place.

Incident Contact Centre (ICC)

Incidents reportable under RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) should be reported to the ICC.

Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

Europe’s leading body for health and safety professionals, providing impartial, authoritative guidance on health and safety issues.

National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH)

Offers a wide range of accredited courses, awards, information and advice on how to manage health and safety.

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

RoSPA is involved in the prevention of accidents through publicity, campaigning and lobbying, and provides advice, information and training.

UK Safety website

A directory of health, safety and environmental management websites.

If you need advice or would like information on any aspect of workplace health, safety and welfare do not hesitate to contact the Commercial Team , Environmental Health.


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Last Updated: 01/08/2016