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HSE Staffing by Division/Directorate: 1 April 2004 - 1 April 2009

Staff in post figures are full time equivalents, rounded to the nearest whole number and include agency/temporary staff and inward secondees/loans for which HSE meets all or the majority of costs 1.4.04 1.4.05 1.4.06 (1) 1.4.07 1.4.08 (12) 1.4.09
Inc staff responsible for rail health & safety regulation matters transferred to ORR on 1 Apr Ex staff responsible
For rail.....
Exc
PSD
Inc
PSD
(2) Health and Safety Commission Secretariat - - 5 5 5 - - -
(2) Board of Health and Safety Executive Secretariat - - - - - 4 4 -
(14) Parliamentary and Secretariat Unit - - - - - - - 7
Solicitors Office 33 - - - - - - -
(3) Legal Advisor’s Office - 39 34 34 31 25 25 26
(4) (13) Resources and Planning Directorate 446 426 433 433 395 316 316 -
(13) Human Resource Directorate - - - - - - - 102
(13) Planning, Finance and Procurement Directorate - - - - - - - 81
(5) Communications Directorate 24 26 31 31 25 73 73 66
(10) Corporate Science and Analytical Services Directorate 86 76 88 88 73 - - -
(10) Chief Scientific Advisor’s Group - - - - - 76 76 65
(11) (17) Corporate Specialist Division - - - - - 157 157 97
(17) Pesticides Safety Directorate - - - - - - 174 -
(17) Chemical Regulations Directorate - - - - - - - 236
 POLICY
(6) (14) (18)Strategy Division 8 6 19 19 12 11 11 -
Policy Group 316 292 403 395 337 298 298 268
 OPERATIONS
Operational Policy Division 35 - - - - - - -
(7) (15) Operational Policy & Support Group - 79 51 51 49 40 40 -
(8) Local Authority Unit - - 18 18 18 14 14 -
Field Operations Directorate 1609 1623 1543 1543 1424 1207 1207 -
HM Railway Inspectorate 209 173 172 - - - - -
Hazardous Installations Directorate 605 553 548 548 536 513 513 -
Nuclear Safety Directorate 287 259 249 249 - - - -
(9) Nuclear Directorate - - - - 303 296 296 -
 DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE (16)
Local Authority Unit - - - - - - - 9
Field Operations Directorate - - - - - - - 1277
Hazardous Installations Directorate - - - - - - - 501
Nuclear Directorate - - - -       316
(13) Business Services Division - - - - - - - 136
Deputy Chief Executives Office - - - - - - - 14
                 
TOTAL HSE STAFF 3658 3552 3594 3414 3208 3030 3204 3201
Health & Safety Laboratory 361 351 397 397 374 369 369 390
TOTAL STAFF 4019 3903 3991 3811 3582 3399 3573 3591
  1. Figures in the first column for 1.4.2006 include staff with responsibility for rail regulation health & safety matters who transferred to the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) on that date. Inclusion will enable direct comparison with previous years’ figures.
  2. From 1.4.2006, HSC’s Secretariat is shown separately.  From 1.4.2008 shown as Board of Health and Safety Executive Secretariat following merger of HSC and HSE.
  3. The Solicitors’ Office was renamed the Legal Advisor’s Office in January 2005. Moved out of Policy Group 1.4.2008
  4. Directorate of Information and Advisory Services section of the Resources and Planning Directorate (RPD) was reformed into Communications Delivery Service in October 2004. From 1.4.2006 the Chief Executive’s Office is included in RPD’s figures.
  5. Communications Directorate was formed in January 2004.  From 1.4.2008 includes CDS (FTE 54) who moved out of RPD on that date
  6. From 1.4.2006 Strategy Division includes HSE’s Secretariat.
  7. Operational Policy and Support Division, which replaced Operational Policy Division in January 2005, comprised Operational Policy Unit (formerly Operational Unit), Local Authority Unit and Operations Support Unit.
  8. From 1.4.2006, Local Authority Unit is shown separately.
  9. Nuclear Safety Directorate was renamed Nuclear Directorate (ND) on 1.04.2007 and the staff in post figure has been restated to include staff in the Office for Nuclear Security (FTE 29) and UK Safeguards Office (FTE 5) who transferred from the Dept for Trade and Industry to HSE on that date.  
  10. The Corporate Science and Analytical Services Directorate was formed 1.1.2003 and combined analytical services, risk policy and science and technology into one Directorate.  Renamed Chief Scientific Advisor’s Group on 1.4.08
  11. Science and Technology Group (formed 1.10.2007) renamed Corporate Specialist Division 1.4.2008
  12. PSD (Pesticides Safety Directorate) transferred from DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) to HSE on 1 April 2008.  Figures are shown including and excluding PSD to enable direct comparison with previous years’ figures.
  13. On 1 April 2009 RPD split to form: Human Resources Directorate (HRD) – combining Human Resources (HR) and Trade Unions (TU); Planning, Finance and Procurement Directorate (PFPD) – combining PFPD, Internal Audit (IA) and Chief Executives Office (CEO); Business Services Directorate became part of the Deputy Chief Executive’s responsibility. (see note 16)
  14. On 1 April 2009 the HSE Secretariat became the Parliamentary Secretariat Unit (PSU) and becomes standalone.
  15. From 1 April 2009 Operational Policy & Support Division (OPSD) is included in the Deputy Chief Executive’s Office and is directly accountable to the Deputy Chief Executive.
  16. From 1 April 2009 the Deputy Chief Executive’s responsibility includes Operations Group (Field Operations Directorate, Hazardous Installations Directorate, Nuclear Directorate and Local Authority Unit), Deputy Chief Executives Office and Business Services Division.
  17. Pesticides Safety Directorate and part of Corporate Specialist Division merged to form Chemical Regulations Directorate from 1.4.2009.
  18. From 1.4.2009 Strategy Division ceases to exist.
Updated 2010-09-02