Here you will find information for Northumberland County Council employees including health and safety, staff induction, human resources and e-learning.
To report an incident to the County Council's Corporate Health and Safety Team, you can either download and print the necessary form and post it to the team at County Hall or you can complete the online report form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal incident report forms
The forms below can be completed online and emailed directly to the corporate health and safety team via email@example.com
Statutory reporting to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
The council has a duty to report certain injuries and incidents to the health and safety executive, under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013. The forms for reporting incidents online to the health and safety executive can be accessed by clicking the necessary link:
Please refer to the relevant guidance documents provided below:
Risk assessment forms: templates and guidance
Provided below are an assortment of blank risk assessment forms and guidance documents on how to complete these.
General risk assessments
Below are a range of general risk assessments to assist managers in completing risk assessments, the content of which should be added to and edited as required.
School risk assessments
The risk assessments below are relevant to activities in all schools. The content should be added to and edited as required.
Safeguarding and security self-help kit for schools
Staying safe while using social media
To help keep you safe online, staff who use social media are encouraged to complete the training module ‘getting started using social media’, which is available to access via the council’s learning together e-learning system.
Important issues that have been the subject of a safety bulletin issued by the corporate health and safety team are listed below:
Where can I purchase the poster?
It is available from various bookshops, health and safety executive books, and the supplies team, who are the council’s stationary supplier. No central budget is available to fund this. Leaflets and pocket cards can be downloaded, free, by clicking this link.
Once your new poster has arrived, you should add the names of the health and safety representatives and health and safety contacts.
Health and safety representatives
This should include the contact details of any staff health and safety representatives
Other health and safety contacts
The contact details for the corporate health and safety team should be added:
Principal Accountant (Pensions)
Finance - Corporate Resources
Tel: 01670 620146
Scheme member representatives:
The Firefighter’s Pension Scheme 2015 came into force on 1 April 2015.
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