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Case studies

The case studies in this section feature either local authorities or work activities in other sectors that may be of interest to local authorities.

Work at Height Access and Information (WAIT) case study

After a serious incident involving a fall from height, Sheffield City Council developed a management system which enables them to monitor and assess the risks that working at height poses to their workers. This case study shows how the council's approach makes use of the online Work at Height Access and Information (WAIT) Toolkit developed by HSE for people who occasionally work at height.

Case study on working together in a local authority to deal with violence and aggression

This study demonstrates how Bristol City Council Parking Services addressed incidences of violence and aggression to staff by working closer with employees through a health and safety representative and communicating more effectively.

Interactive case studies on workplace transport.

The illustrated case studies below are part of a suite of workplace transport case studies. These examples may be of particular relevance to the work of local authorities and show steps that can be taken to better manage the risks from workplace transport and reduce the possibility of deaths and serious injuries to workers and the public.

Updated 2015-06-10