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The Enforcement Management Model (EMM)

If one of our inspectors finds your business is breaking health and safety laws, they may take action. This could include:

An improvement notice, prohibition notice or prosecution are all ‘enforcement actions’. We have to be consistent in our approach to these. The Enforcement Management Model (EMM) is a guide that helps us to do this.

The EMM gives our inspectors guidance to help them decide:

The EMM is a guide. It’s not a strict set of rules that inspectors have to follow.

Updated 2017-03-31