Agenda and draft minutes

Regulatory Committee - Wednesday, 12th June, 2024 10.10 am

Venue: Committee Room 3 - 3rd Floor - Civic Centre

Contact: Donna Cope, Democratic Services Officer  Tel: 01902 554452 Email:  donna.cope@wolverhampton.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

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Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Asha Mattu and Councillor Harbinder Singh.

2.

Declarations of interest

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Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made.

3.

Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 92 KB

[To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 6 March 2024 as a correct record].

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Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Regulatory Committee held on 6 March 2024 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

4.

Matters arising

[To discuss any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting].

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Minutes:

Item 4 - A Committee Member queried whether a response had been received from Environmental Health regarding the level of public liability insurance required for the providers of non-surgical aesthetic treatments. It was agreed that a response on the matter would be emailed to Committee Members by Charlotte Rose, Team Leader - Environmental Health.

5.

Health and Safety Statutory Plan 2024 - 2025 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

[To approve the proposed Health and Safety Statutory Plan 2024-2025].

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Charlotte Rose, Team Leader - Environmental Health, presented the Health and Safety Statutory Plan 2024 – 2025 report, highlighting the key points. The Health and Safety Statutory Plan was a Statutory document that was required to be produced annually. The Plan outlined the priorities for the Service for the next 12 months and highlighted the key achievements for the previous year.

 

The report and Statutory Plan were considered by Committee.

 

Charlotte Rose, Team Leader – Environmental Health, and Emma Caddick, Service Manager – Environmental Health responded to questions asked and the following actions were agreed:

 

  1. Further details regarding the 70 accident investigation reports received would be circulated to members.
  2. Further details regarding the risk-based approach of health and safety intelligence and complaints would be included with next year’s Plan.
  3. During the next year, further work would be carried out by the team regarding the reporting and investigation of dangerous occurrences; details of which would be circulated to members.

 

Councillor Greg Brackenridge moved the recommendations within the report and Councillor Gillian Wildman seconded the recommendations.

 

Resolved:

That Members of the Regulatory Committee:

1.    Approved the proposed Health and Safety Statutory Plan 2024 – 2025.

6.

Sports Ground Safety Audit pdf icon PDF 81 KB

[To note the content of the Sports Ground Safety Audit Report].

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Alison Stephens, Senior Officer - Food and Health and Safety, presented the Sports Ground Safety Audit report, highlighting the key points. The report detailed of the outcome of the audit of the local authority’s sports ground safety function, which took place on the 19 December 2023.

 

The report was considered by Committee, and Councillor Zee Russel, Chair of Regulatory Committee commended the team for their excellent work.

 

Councillor Greg Brackenridge moved the recommendations within the report and Councillor Jenny Cockayne seconded the recommendations.

 

Resolved:

That Members of the Regulatory Committee:

  1. Noted the content of the Sports Ground Safety Audit Report following the audit of the authority’s sports ground safety function, which took place on the 19 December 2023.

 

Councillor Zee Russell, Chair of Regulatory Committee thanked the outgoing vice chair, Councillor Rashpal Kaur, for her contributions last year.