Swansea Bay Port Health Authority
We are responsible for the Swansea Bay Port Health Authority.
The area the Port Health Authority covers is landwards of an imaginary line drawn from Mumbles Head in Swansea to Nash Point near Porthcawl as far as the tide flows. This includes the port at Swansea, the river-side berths in Neath, the dock estate and harbour at Port Talbot and the harbour at Porthcawl.
The Authority is an active member of the Association of Port Health Authorities and comprises 19 elected members nominated by the respective constituent riparian authorities as follows:
|Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council||6|
|Bridgend County Borough Council||2|
|Vale of Glamorgan County Borough Council||1|
Details of our services and the charges for them.
The Authority is responsible for checking the standard of food hygiene and sanitation on board ships and at shore-based food premises within our district such as dockside canteens and warehouses.
We issue permits regulating business activities which may impact upon the environment and human health.
The Civil Contingencies Act delivers a single framework for civil protection in the UK. Part 1 of the Act and supporting regulations and statutory guidance 'Emergency preparedness' establishes clear roles and responsibilities for those involved at a local level.
International catering waste (ICW) is controlled in order to prevent the introduction of exotic notifiable diseases such as Foot and Mouth disease into the UK.
Policies and other useful documents related to Swansea Bay Port Health Authority.