Who is responsible?

The enforcement of health and safety in workplaces is split between the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and local authorities such as Cheltenham Borough Council.

Use the table below to see who is the enforcing authority for different areas. For more information, please see the HSE A-Z guide to allocation

Local authority enforced HSE enforced
Shops Building sites
Warehouses Factories
Offices Mines and quarries
Hotels and catering Farms
Sports Fairgrounds
Leisure Railways
Residential care homes Chemical plants
Churches Nuclear and offshore installations
Consumer services (such as launderettes, hairdressers undertakers, shoe repairers, tyre and exhaust fitters)