Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use necessary cookies to make our website work. We also use cookies to collect information about how you use HSE.gov.uk so we can improve our services.

Beta This is a new way of showing guidance - your feedback will help us improve it.

How we handle your request

Each request for information will first be reviewed to determine the most appropriate disclosure gateway.  We will consider the context and the specific information you are seeking, for example:

HSE will only disclose recorded information in response to a formal request. It will not:

Reasons for refusing your request

In certain circumstances, we may refuse some, or all, of your request.  Possible reasons why we would refuse disclosure include (but are not limited to):

If you are not happy with our response

If you are unhappy with the decision made by HSE under Freedom of Information (FOI) or Environmental Information Regulations, you may ask for an internal review or make a complaint to the Information Commissioners.

Updated 2020-03-12