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Acts owned and enforced by HSE

This list was first produced in 2006 and has been regularly updated in conjunction with Common Commencement dates. Wherever possible, a link has been made to the full text of the legislation on the legislation.gov.uk website. You can use the Subject column to browse subject-related areas of the HSE Website. These are usually industry and topic microsites.

Statute Year Subject Guidance
Agriculture (Safety, Health and Welfare Provisions) Act 1956 (c. 49) 1956 Agriculture No specific guidance available
Employment Medical Advisory Service Act 1972 (c. 28) 1972 Health services No specific guidance available
Employment of Women, Young Persons, and Children Act 1920 (c. 65) 1920 Workers No specific guidance available
Environment and Safety Information Act 1988 (c. 30) 1988 Chemicals No specific guidance available
Explosives Act 1875 (c. 17) 1875 Explosives No specific guidance available
Factories Act 1961 (c. 34) 1961 Factories No specific guidance available
Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (c. 37) 1974 Businesses No specific guidance available
Health and Safety (Offences) Act 2008 (c.20) 2008 Enforcement No specific guidance available
Mineral Workings Offshore Installations Act 1971 (c. 61) 1971 Mining No specific guidance available
Mines and Quarries (Tips) Act 1969 (c. 10) 1969 Mining No specific guidance available
Mines and Quarries Act 1954 (c. 70) 1954 Mining No specific guidance available
Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 (c. 41) 1963 Businesses No specific guidance available
Offshore Safety Act 1992 (c. 15) 1992 Offshore No specific guidance available
Pipe-lines Act 1962 (c. 58) 1962 Offshore No specific guidance available
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