HELA structure and role

Role of HELA

HELA provides strategic oversight of the co-regulatory relationship between HSE and local authorities, with a view to maximising effectiveness, improving health and safety outcomes and ensuring delivery of the HSE strategy.

  • HELA terms of reference

Structure of HELA

HELA meets at least twice a year and is chaired jointly by a senior representative of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Chair of the Local Authority Health and Safety Practitioner Forum.

Membership is comprised of senior HSE officials concerned with policy development and operations and senior LA officers representing:

A full listing of HELA members is contained within the Terms of Reference.

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Updated 2023-11-22