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Myth: If you call HSE for help, you'll end up with an unwanted inspection

January 2009

HSE inspector ready to sprint

The reality

HSE's Infoline was confidential and run for HSE by a contractor. Your individual information was not passed to HSE so it won't result in a visit. The trained operators answered the great majority of calls themselves. If they couldn't deal with your query fully they asked you if it is alright to refer it to an expert in HSE.

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Updated 2012-12-06