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Enforcement decision
Stage 1 : Make enforcement decision

Step 1.1

For: Inspector

Is an immediate enforcement decision required?


If there is actual risk of serious personal injury:

  • take immediate action under HSWA sections 22/25 in accordance with the EMM

For guidance on this, please see:

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Step 1.2

For: Inspector

Is an enforcement decision required?


In all cases where an enforcement decision is required

  • apply the EMM

For guidance on this, please see:

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Step 1.3

For: Inspector & line manager

Is a formal record required?

If a record of the formal application of the EMM might be required:

Updated 2015-12-17