The LA National Code sets out the risk based approach to targeting health and safety interventions to be followed by LA regulators.
The Code provides a principle based framework that recognises the respective roles of business and the regulator in the management of risk, concentrating on four objectives:
Supplementary guidance has been produced to help Local Authorities (LAs) understand and meet the requirements of the Code.
The list of activities/sectors suitable for targeting proactive inspection by LAs, referred to in the Code is also available.
NB: This list does not apply to activities subject to licensing or permissioning regimes