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HSE staffing by Division/Directorate for 1 April 2002 – 1 April 2006

Division/directorate (d/ds) 01.04.02 01.04.03 01.04.04 01.04.05 [8] 01.04.06 01.04.06
Staff in post figures are full time equivalents, rounded to the nearest whole number and include agency/temporary staff and inward secondees/loans. Staff in post Staff in post Staff in post Staff in post Staff in post (Including rail health & safety regulation matters transferred to ORR on 1 April) Staff in post ( Excluding rail health & safety regulation matters transferred to ORR on 1 April)
Solicitors Office 50 34 33 - - -
[1] Legal Advisor’s Office - - - 39 34 34
[2] Resources and Planning Directorate 515 496 446 426 429 429
[3] Communications Directorate - - 24 26 31 31
Policy
Health Directorate 258 167 - - - -
Safety Policy Directorate 125 114 - - - -
Strategy and Analytical
Support Directorate
137 122 - - - -
Strategy Division (formerly
Strategy and Intelligence Division)
- - 8 6 10 10
Rail Directorate 48 40 - - - -
Policy Group - - 316 292 421 413
Operations
Operations Unit 29 - - - - -
Local Authority Unit 25 - - - - -
Operational Policy Division - 35 35 - - -
[4] Operational Policy &
Support Division
- - - 79 51 51
[5] Local Authority Unit - - - - 18 18
Field Operations Directorate and
HM Railway Inspectorate
1723 - - - - -
Field Operations Directorate - 1712 1609 1623 1543 1543
HM Railway Inspectorate (HMRI) - 184 209 173 172 -
Hazardous Installations Directorate 559 615 605 553 548 548
Nuclear Safety Directorate 268 293 287 259 249 249
[6] Electrical Equipment
Certification Service
55 8 - - - -
Technology Division 135 - - - - -
[7] Corporate Science and
Analytical Services Directorate
- - 86 76 88 88
Total HSE staff 3927 3820 3658 3552 3594 3414
Health and Safety Laboratory 355 342 361 351 397 397
Total Staff 4282 4162 4019 3903 3991 3811
  1. The Solicitors Office was renamed the Legal Advisers Office in January 2005.
  2. Directorate of Information and Advisory Services section of the Resources and Planning Directorate was reformed into Communications Delivery Service in October 2004.
  3. Communications Directorate was formed in January 2004.
  4. Operational Policy and Support Division, which replaced Operational Policy Division in January 2005, comprised Operational Policy Unit (formerly Operational Unit), Local Authority Unit and the new Operations Support Unit.
  5. Local Authority Unit’s figures are shown separately from April 2006
  6. The Electrical Equipment Certification Service ceased to operate on 1/10/2002.
  7. The Corporate Science and Analytical Services Directorate was formed 1/1/2003 and combines analytical services, risk policy and science and technology into one Directorate.
  8. Shaded figures at 1.04.06 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.
Updated 2011-11-22