Protecting our environment

Information on health and safety in the home, at work and at public events, how to deal with hazardous substances, reporting nuisances such as noise pollution and smoke and how to identify and report harmful and invasive plants.

Health and safety

Information and advice about health and safety at work and at home

Port health

As a port health authority we have responsibility to protect the public, environmental and animal health of the UK

Infectious disease

We are directly responsible for investigating any case of infectious disease and liaise closely with public health bodies

Event organisation and safety

What you will need to do to make sure that any event you are organising is safe and has the correct permissions

Hazardous and toxic substances

There is general and specific legislation controlling the transportation, storage, use and disposal of hazardous substances

Harmful weeds and invasive, non-native plants

There are a number of plants that should be prevented from spreading

Contaminated land

If land is contaminated it can pose a risk to people and the local environment

Safer Workplace, Better Business

Our easy to use information pack can help you to manage risks in your business

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