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Raising your concern

Try to resolve your concern yourself

If you are an employee or a member of the public and you think the health and safety law is being broken, or minimum standards are being ignored within the workplace, you should:

If the matter is not satisfactorily resolved, you can raise it with the relevant enforcing authority.

Whistleblowing

If you are a worker raising a concern about health and safety at the place where you work, then you need to be aware of the protection that employment law gives you as a ‘whistleblower’, especially in relation to unfair dismissal and other potential detriments. You can find out more at www.gov.uk/whistleblowing which also explains the importance of following the correct process.

HSE will only take action if:

HSE cannot deal with concerns about issues or employers where we have no jurisdiction.

Check HSE is the correct enforcing authority

A comprehensive list of HSE's responsibilities and contact details for local and other enforcing authorities is available.

2015-03-31