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Any Environmental health people about?

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gillybeanz Sun 21-May-17 19:24:45

Can a doctor report a case to Environmental Health?
I know the person made ill can, but they are afraid that the management would find a way to get rid of them as they know it would be them.
I thought if a doctor did it then it could have been any number of employees who reported.

It's a min wage where employees are just a number, they don't care and are putting peoples health at risk.
I can't say anymore but will gladly pm if anyone can help.

There are no members of public/ visitors or customers that could be affected, just the staff.
Nobody else will come forward even though it's a huge problem, management have tried to alleviate the problem but it's years old and whatever they are doing isn't working.

loveyoutothemoon Sun 21-May-17 21:33:27

Are you talking food poisoning? I should imagine so, considering there's evidence in a sample or something sent off for analysis.

Your post is vague. Am I assuming right?

BikeRunSki Sun 21-May-17 21:37:19

There are a number of notifiabke diseases and organisms that doctors must report to Public Health officials in the U.K.

notifiable diseases

BrexitSucks Mon 22-May-17 08:21:29

i imagine there's a privacy problem if a doctor reported something without patient's permission... unless it's a notifiable disease.

gillybeanz Mon 22-May-17 11:40:30

It's not on the list of diseases, it's not really a disease.
No it's not food related.
I suppose I'll just have to suck it up.
Their solution was to move me to another building, which I didn't want to do, because they said they never had any complaints from that building.

I nearly said what about the next poor bugger who works in my area and it's widespread across the room anyway.
There are approx 60 of us in the room.

I suppose if I complain anymore they will say that they've offered a solution and made reasonable adjustments by offering to move me.

BrexitSucks Mon 22-May-17 20:55:40

Is it chemical or radiological exposure, would occupational safety type regulators be interested? Or your union?

VivienneWestwoodsKnickers Mon 22-May-17 21:01:43

You can make anonymous reports to HSE and most EH departments throughout online reporting.

What are you being exposed to?

LeninaCrowne Mon 22-May-17 21:26:39

Is the problem covered by any health and safety legislation - you can look up Statutory Instruments online to find out.

VivienneWestwoodsKnickers Mon 22-May-17 21:30:50

Have a look on www.hse.gov.uk for easier reading of topic areas for H&S law.

PseudoBadger Mon 22-May-17 21:31:57

Pm me

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