HSE's emphasis is on preventing death, injury and ill-health in Great Britain's workplaces. But we will come down hard on people who put others at risk - particularly where we find deliberate flouting of the law.
In carrying out its enforcement role, HSE follows these internal operational procedures;
The Enforcement Guide provides legal guidance to HSE staff in respect of their enforcement powers and duties. It will also be useful to other health and safety enforcement agencies.
HSE uses a range and mixture of regulatory interventions to improve the management of health and safety risks.
There are registers containing Health & Safety Executive (HSE) enforcement information on notices and prosecutions for Great Britain.