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Health and Safety


Health and Safety standards

You must ensure that your business meets the necessary health and safety standards and procedures. Find out more about these standards on the Health and Safety Executive website.

Visit HSE site

Report an accident

It is the legal duty of employers, the self-employed and people in control of work premises to report serious workplace accidents, occupational diseases and specified dangerous occurrences (near misses).

Report an accident


We enforce and investigate health and safety complaints about workplaces in Gateshead, such as reportable accidents, dangerous occurrences and reportable diseases. We inspect:

  • Shops and offices
  • Warehouses
  • Hotels and leisure facilities.
  • Residential care homes (except nursing homes)
  • Nursing agencies
  • Catering establishments

Contact us

Civic Centre
Regent Street

Tel: 0191 433 3971