Health and safety for businesses in Medway

We're responsible for enforcing health and safety regulations. This is to make sure they are safe for employees, customers, visitors and contractors in:

  • offices
  • shops
  • warehouses
  • hotels
  • restaurants
  • care homes
  • private nurseries
  • leisure premises.

We carry out regular inspections of high-risk premises, and look into workplace accidents and complaints about health and safety problems.

The Health and Safety Executive is responsible for enforcing health and safety regulations in:

  • factories
  • building sites
  • schools and colleges
  • fairgrounds
  • gas, electricity and water systems
  • hospitals and nursing homes
  • central and local government buildings.

Visit the HSE website for more information.