The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent hassigned a joint Health and Safety Policy with the Chief Constable to confirm his commitment to legal requirements under Section 2 and 3 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HSWA).

Reference Number: PCCG-2013-082

Date Added: Sunday, June 9, 2013


The Police and Crime Commissioner, as the employer of police staff within Gwent police, owes a duty for the health and safety under Section 2 HSWA and a similar duty to non-employees under Section 3 HSWA. There is also a duty under Section 4 HSWA to ensure that premises within the police estate owned by the Police and Crime Commissioner are safe.