Health and safety at work

Advice from us and the Health and Safety Executive

Find out how to get advice on protecting the health and safety of staff, customers and the public.

We give advice on health and safety for businesses in Newham, but you may also be able to find answers to your questions on the Health and Safety Executives(HSE) website

The Health and Safety made simple section is also a useful resource for small and medium sized businesses.


More information on working safely during the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is available on our website. 

For help and advice on Covid-19 risk assessments or any complaint of unsafe workplace environments or general health and safety queries please contact Newham Council Health and Safety Team by email

Report accidents at work online

Fatalities and major injuries must be reported by phoning the Incident Contact Centre or using the HSE’s out of hours service. All other accidents can be reported via the Health and Safety Executive website.

Telephone: 0845 300 9923