Agenda

Meeting not open to the public, Health and Safety Sub-Committee - Monday 20 June 2022 4.00 pm

Venue: Facilitated by MS Teams Virtual Meeting Platform

Contact: Christine Brain: Democratic Services Officer  Email: christine.brain@westsuffolk.gov.uk

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Agenda

 

Note: Whilst these agenda papers are not covered by the normal Access to Information Rules (see agenda front), where items are listed as containing exempt/confidential information, members of the Sub-Committee are requested to treat them as such.

1.

Substitutes

Any member (which includes councillors and staff representatives) who is substituting for another member should so indicate, together with the name of the relevant absent member.

2.

Appointment of Chair: 2022 to 2023

The approved Terms of Reference for the Health and Safety Sub-Committee, requires that Chairmanship of the Sub-Committee shall alternate between the Employer’s and Employees’ side.  When the Chair is a Member of one side of the Sub-Committee, the Vice-Chair shall be a Member of the other side.

 

In 2022 to 2023, a Chair is required to be elected from the Employer’s side.

 

The Sub-Committee is requested to ELECT a Chair in accordance with this arrangement.

3.

Appointment of Vice-Chair: 2022 to 2023

The approved Terms of Reference for the Health and Safety Sub-Committee, requires that Vice-Chairmanship of the Sub-Committee shall alternate between the Employer’s and Employees’ side.

 

As the Chair of the Sub-Committee shall be from the Employer’s side in 2022 to 2023, the Vice-Chair is required to be appointed from the Employees’ side.

 

The Sub-Committee is requested to APPOINT a Vice-Chair in accordance with this arrangement.

4.

Apologies for absence

5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 160 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 14 February 2022 (copy attached.)

6.

Declarations of interest

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any pecuniary or local non pecuniary interest which they have in any item of business on the agenda, no later than when that item is reached and, when appropriate, to leave the meeting prior to discussion and voting on the item.

7.

Minutes of the meeting of West Suffolk Health and Safety Group: 4 May 2022 pdf icon PDF 134 KB

Paper number: HSS/WS/22/005

Additional documents:

8.

Employee and members of the public incidents pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Report number: HSS/WS/22/006

Additional documents:

9.

Background Note on Near Misses pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Report number: HSS/WS/22/007

10.

Legislation Updates - Verbal Report

11.

Covid-19 Updates - Verbal Report

12.

Health and Safety Training - Verbal Report

13.

Health and Safety Corporate Update including Health and Wellbeing - Verbal Report

14.

Health and Safety Lessons Learnt (Local Authority Specific) - Verbal Report

15.

Dates of future meetings

The following dates for future meetings of the Sub-Committee are listed below. All dates are Mondays starting at 4pm as indicated:

 

·         10 October 2022 (Venue to be confirmed)

 

·         13 February 2023 (Venue to be confirmed)