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HSE Investigation of Veolia Environmental Services as a result of H&S concerns made by Geoffrey White (April_May 2016)

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Dear Health and Safety Executive,

Please treat the following as a Freedom of Information Request. I would like any response to be made electronically wherever possible.

The request is made to ask you to provide copies of the case file with details of all correspondence between the HSE and Veolia related to the report of concerns made by Geoffrey White (2016) including though not limited to -

1) HSE Inspector Case Notes.
2) Initial correspondence from HSE to Veolia following the report of concerns made by Geoffrey White where we expect to see a detailing of those concerns.
3) The request by the HSE Inspector to the National Safety Advisor for Veolia to investigate the concerns raised and the response from Veolia.
4) A copy of any report from Veolia and any response received from Veolia detailing the action they committed to take as a result of the investigation
5) Any report produced by the HSE in relation to this case (concerns raised/request for investigation made by Geoffrey White), the subsequent investigation by the National Safety Advisor for Veolia and the response from Veolia including undertakings to remedy the concerns made by Mr. White

Yours faithfully,

Jennifer O'Flynn

Health and Safety Executive

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Health and Safety Executive

FOR THE ATTENTION OF JENNIFER O’FLYNN

 

Further to your email of  29 November 2016 regarding the above request.

 

In order for HSE to ensure the request is dealt with by the most
appropriate person/dept could you please confirm the following :

 

1)      Full postal address (inc postcode) of the Veolia Environmental
Services site concerned

2)      Date initial concern was raised by Mr White

 

Please ensure you quote the reference number above in all correspondence.

 

 

 

FOI OFFICER

 

 

 

 

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Dear Health and Safety Executive,

Mr White raised the initial concern on the 14th April 2016 and was subsequently followed up by Phone Call by Gaynor Morrison - Concerns Handling Officer for HSE.

The sites concerned are all those Veolia Environmental Services Civic Amenity Sites (also known as Household Waste Recycling Centres) which come under the North and South Essex County Council Contract and the Thurrock Council Contract for the Linford Civic Amenity Site (also known as Household Waste Recycling Centre).

Yours faithfully,

Jennifer O'Flynn

Health and Safety Executive

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HSE publishes a comprehensive range of information and guidance on our website. You can find out what the health and safety law requires by searching under the relevant topic or industry section, and all of our publications are free to download. HSE does not operate a telephone helpline for general health and safety information. If you need to engage the services of a health and safety consultant, you may wish to visit the Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR).

If your email is a request for advice, please visit http://www.hse.gov.uk/contact/informatio...

If your email is about a concern, please visit http://www.hse.gov.uk/contact/complaints...

If you wish to report an incident, please visit http://www.hse.gov.uk/riddor/index.htm

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Health and Safety Executive

Dear Ms O’Flynn

 

Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 201612006

 

Subject: Veolia Environmental Services

 

Thank you for your request for information, received on 29^th November
2016, which falls under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 

 

Please accept my apologies for not replying to you sooner. Due to a
technical issue, your email did not immediately make its way to the
correct team.

 

I am undertaking the response to your request, and I hope to be able to
release the relevant information to you by 13^th January 2017.

 

Please do not hesitate to call me on the number below, if you require
further information.

 

Many thanks

 

Daniel Cockling

Administrator

Health & Safety Executive, Chelmsford Office

Osprey House, Colchester Road, Hedgerows Business Park, Chelmsford, Essex,
CM2 5PF

0203 028 1360

 

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Health and Safety Executive

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Dear Ms O’Flynn

 

Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 201612006

 

Subject: Veolia Environmental Services

 

Thank you for your request for information, received on 29^th November
2016, which falls under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 

 

I can confirm that the Health and Safety Executive holds the following
information falling under the scope of your request:

-        1, Case 4454400 Overview

-        2, Details of Concern

-        3, Response received from Veolia, dated 26^th April 2016.

 

These documents can be found attached to this email.

 

Information numbered 1-3 cannot be disclosed in full to you as they fall
under the exemption in section 40 of the Act – Personal Data. This is an
absolute exemption and therefore not subject to the Public interest Test.
Personal data has been redacted (removed or blacked out).

 

Information numbered 2-3 are also exempt from full disclosure under
Section 41 of the Freedom of Information Act – Information provided in
confidence. This is an absolute exemption, and the documents have been
redacted to reflect this.

 

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If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.
If you are unhappy with the decisions made by HSE you may ask for an
internal review within two calendar months of the date of this letter by
writing to me.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

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Yours sincerely

 

 

Daniel Cockling

Administrator

Health & Safety Executive, Chelmsford Office

Osprey House, Colchester Road, Hedgerows Business Park, Chelmsford, Essex,
CM2 5PF

0203 028 1360

 

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