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About HSE

At the Health and Safety Executive, we believe everyone has the right to come home safe and well from their job. That’s why our mission is to prevent work-related death, injury and ill health.

Health and Safety Executive’s story

Inside HSE


HSE hold regular meetings some of which are open to the public.

More about HSE meetings


Diagrammatic representation of HSEs history

Timeline of major events in history relating to health and safety and HSE, highlighting milestones such as the formation of the Mines Inspectorate in 1843 to the launch of a new redesigned website in 2009.

More about the HSE's history