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F15/713

Winter Safety

Request Description

I make the following Freedom of Information Act request:

1.      Ice Cleats

a.      Has the Council purchased any "Ice Cleats" in the last 3 years? An "Ice cleat" is a footwear accessory that is attached to shoes or boots to give added grip to prevent trips on snow or ice. 

b.      If the answer is "Yes" for question 1, how many Ice Cleats did the City Council buy and who from?

2.      Accidents

How many of your employees were injured last year due to slip, trips or falls  outdoors in icy/snowy conditions?

3.      Contact Names

Please can you confirm the name and email address for the following:

a.      Head of Refuse Collection

b.      Head of Highways

c.       Head of Greenspaces/ Landscaping/ Grounds Maintenance

d.      Head of Facilities Management

e.      Head of Street Cleaning

f.        Head of Home Carers

g.      Head of Adult Care

h.      Head of Community Safety

i.        Head of Parking / Civil Enforcement Officers

j.        Head of Health and Safety

k.       Head of Procurement

l.        Stores Manager (i.e. buying stock and warehousing it for use by Council employees in the future).

m.    Head of Estates

n.      Chief Executive

Request Date25 September 2015
Requested byIndividual
Released Date  

19 October 2015

Response

1.      Ice Cleats

a.      Has the Council purchased any "Ice Cleats" in the last 3 years? An "Ice cleat" is a footwear accessory that is attached to shoes or boots to give added grip to prevent trips on snow or ice. A picture is attached showing an Ice Cleat. NO

b.      If the answer is "Yes" for question 1, how many Ice Cleats did the City Council buy and who from?

2.      Accidents

How many of your employees were injured last year due to slip, trips or falls  outdoors in icy/snowy conditions? Nil

3.      Contact Names

Please can you confirm the name and email address for the following:

a. Head of Refuse Collection Cliff Cardoza

b. Head of Highways N/A dealt with by Hertfordshire County Council

c. Head of Greenspaces/ Landscaping/ Grounds Maintenance Cliff Cardoza

d. Head of Facilities Management We do not release the names of Staff members below Head of service level. Head of service for this individual would be Chris Gibson

e. Head of Street Cleaning Cliff Cardoza

f.  Head of Home Carers N/A dealt with by Hertfordshire County Council

g. Head of Adult Care N/A dealt with by Hertfordshire County Council

h. Head of Community Safety Brian Simmons

i.  Head of Parking / Civil Enforcement Officers Neil Sloper

j.  Head of Health and Safety We do not release the names of Staff members below Head of service level. Head of service for this individual would be Chris Gibson

k. Head of Procurement We do not release the names of Staff members below Head of service level. Head of service for this individual would be Chris Gibson

l.  Stores Manager (i.e. buying stock and warehousing it for use by Council employees in the future). We do not have an officer matching this description

m. Head of Estates We do not release the names of Staff members below Head of service level. Head of service for this individual would be Chris Gibson

n.  Chief Executive Current acting Chief Exec. is Simon Drinkwater

Refused

                                                            

Refusal