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HSE Staffing by Division/Directorate: 1 April 2003 – 1 April 2007

  01.04.03 01.04.04 01.04.05 [1] 01.04.06 01.04.06 01.04.07
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. Staff in post Staff in post Staff in post Staff in post (Including staff responsible for rail health & safety regulation matters transferred to ORR on 1 April) Staff in post (Excluding staff responsible for rail health & safety regulation matters transferred to ORR on 1 April) Staff in post
[2] Health and Safety Commission
(HSC) Secretariat
- - - 5 5 5
Solicitors Office 34 33 - - - -
[3] Legal Advisor’s Office - - 39 34 34 31
[4] Resources and Planning Directorate 496 446 426 433 433 395
[5] Communications Directorate - 24 26 31 31 25
Policy
Health Directorate 167 - - - - -
Safety Policy Directorate 114 - - - - -
Strategy and Analytical
Support Directorate
122 - - - - -
[6]Strategy Division (formerly
Strategy and Intelligence Division)
- 8 6 19 19 12
Rail Directorate 40 - - - - -
Policy Group - 316 292 403 395 337
Operations
Operational Policy Division 35 35 - - - -
[7] Operational Policy &
Support Division
- - 79 51 51 49
[8] Local Authority Unit - - - 18 18 18
Field Operations Directorate 1712 1609 1623 1543 1543 1424
HM Railway Inspectorate (HMRI) 184 209 173 172 - -
Hazardous Installations
Directorate
615 605 553 548 548 536
Nuclear Safety Directorate 293 287 259 249 249  
[9]Nuclear Directorate           269
[10] Electrical Equipment
Certification Service
8 - - - - -
Technology Division - - - - - -
[11]Corporate Science and
Analytical Services Directorate
- 86 76 88 88 73
Total HSE Staff 3820 3658 3552 3594 3414 3174
Health and Safety Laboratory 342 361 351 397 397 374
Total Staff 4162 4019 3903 3991 3811 3548
  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.
  3. The Solicitors’ Office was renamed the Legal Advisor’s Office in January 2005.
  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.
  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 excludes staff in the Office for Nuclear Safety and UK Safeguards Office who transferred from the Dept for Trade and Industry to HSE’s ND on that date.  
  10. The Electrical Equipment Certification Service ceased to operate on 1.10.2002.
  11. 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.
Updated 2011-11-22