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Report a workplace health and safety issue | Birmingham City Council

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Report a workplace health and safety issue

We enforce health and safety laws through routine inspections. We investigate complaints about dangerous incidents, serious accidents and unsafe practices. We generally respond to these reports by calling the employer, writing to them and visiting their premises.

We investigate concerns such as:

  • accidents and incidents
  • work-related illness
  • dangerous occurrences
  • asbestos issues
  • unsafe practices or unhealthy working conditions

Report a Health and Safety issue

Your identity

If we need to pursue legal action to resolve your complaint, your identity may be revealed during legal proceedings. The person accused of neglecting your health and safety at work will have a legal right to know who made a complaint against them if they decide to appeal council action. You could also be required to give evidence if the case goes to court.