This website provides information to assist the Police Service in maintaining a balanced approach between operational effectiveness and the management and control of the many and varied risks police officers and staff face in the line of duty.
These agreements have been developed between HSE and the Police Service to ensure cooperation between the parties where investigation and enforcement responsibilities interface or overlap.
Frequently asked questions
- Does health and safety legislation apply to the Police?
- Can the Police Service carry out their duties effectively and comply with health and safety requirements at the same time?
Common sense, common safety and heroism
The Crown Prosecution Service provides guidance to their prosecutors and case workers on heroic acts by police officers.
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