Workplace health and safety

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2. How health and safety is enforced

Health and safety enforcement is split between local councils and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

We cover mainly commercial activities which includes shops, catering establishments, mobile vendors, hotels, warehouses, skin piercers, hairdressers, tyre and exhaust fitters and vehicle sales.

The Health and Safety Executive enforce industrial activities including factories, construction, fairgrounds, agricultural activities, motor vehicle repair workshops and removal companies.

Further information about health and safety enforcement