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Health and safety

The Environmental Health Team investigate health and safety complaints about workplaces in Liverpool, such as reportable accidents, dangerous occurrences and reportable diseases. We inspect:

  • Shops and offices.
  • Hotels and leisure facilities.
  • Warehouses.
  • Builders’ merchants.
  • Steel stockholders.
  • Residential homes.
  • Nursing agencies.

Health and safety standards

You must ensure that your business meets the necessary health and safety standards and procedures.  You can find out more information about theses standards on the Health and Safety Executive website. 

Alternatively, we will be happy to advise you on health and safety matters in the workplace. Contact Liverpool Direct.

Personal treatment businesses

If your business involves tattooing, piercing, electrolysis or hairdressing, you must register your business with the council and meet the necessary byelaws, before you can operate. Please see the licensing section for more information.

Food business

If you run a food business you must register with the council. Please see ‘register a food business’ for more information.