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.
You can determine who is the enforcing authority using the table below. If you require clarification, please see the HSE A-Z guide to allocation.
|Local authority enforced||HSE enforced|
|Offices||Mines and quarries|
|Hotels and catering||Farms|
|Residential care homes||Chemical plants|
|Churches||Nuclear and offshore installations|
|Consumer services (e.g. launderettes, hairdressesm undertakers, shoe repairers, tyre and exhaust fitters).|