Field Operations Directorate (FOD)

Field Operations Directorate (FOD), the largest operational inspectorate in HSE, covers many employment sectors including construction, agriculture, general manufacturing, engineering, food and drink, quarries, entertainment, education, health services, local and central government and domestic gas safety.

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FOD Offices

The Field Operations Directorate and Regional Development Agency are divided into different regions, across the UK.

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HSE Sectors

HSE Sector groups; lead discussions with employers/trade associations and trade unions, set operational policy, advise operational staff on the inspection priorities, and produce published guidance, for their relevant sectors.

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Services, Transportation and Safety Unit

Services, Transportation and Safety Unit (STSU) take forward national stakeholder engagement on the private sector service industries, and on conventional safety topics that are found in most industries.

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Updated 2022-05-23