National Local Authority (LA) Enforcement Code

The LA National Code sets out the risk based approach to targeting health and safety interventions to be followed by LA regulators.

The Code provides a principle based framework that recognises the respective roles of business and the regulator in the management of risk, concentrating on four objectives:

Supplementary guidance has been produced to help Local Authorities (LAs) understand and meet the requirements of the Code.

The list of activities/sectors suitable for targeting proactive inspection by LAs, referred to in the Code is also available within this document.

NB: This list does not apply to activities subject to licensing or permissioning regimes

Updated 2022-12-07