1. In the last financial year 2022/23 how many incidents did your authority record where refuse collectors were physically assaulted by members of the public while carrying out council duties? Please give a brief description of the circumstances of the incident.
2. In the last financial year 2022/23 how many incidents di your authority record where refuse collectors reported that they had been bitten by a rodent of any sort of description? Please give a brief description of the circumstances of the incident.
NOTE: By refuse collectors I mean all employees whose main duties are involved in the collection of rubbish (all types) from homes and businesses with your authority.
NOTE: If the refuse collection duties are carried out by a third party company hired by the council the information is still HELD by the council, because it is information held on your behalf.
There were no incidents recorded where refuse collectors were physically assaulted and there were also no incidents recorded of any refuse collectors been bitten by rodents.
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