Health and safety

Information and enforcement

Certain information relating to enforcement action is available to the public.

The Health and Safety Executive maintains online databases for

We also keep a public register of all health and safety enforcement notices which were served for issues relating to persons other than just employees.

Requests for information relating to any on-going criminal investigations are likely to be refused.

Prior to taking enforcement action we have to refer to the following HSE guidance:

We are committed to the principles of the Regulators Code and have an Enforcement Policy which sets out our approach to all enforcement work.

If you believe that any advice or enforcement we have given is incorrect then you should contact the inspecting officer.

The HSE also operates an independent Regulatory Challenge Panel who can be contacted should you remain unhappy after discussing the issue with us.