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Document ID (ISN)100247
CIS number 02-1195
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission
Title Health and safety in local authority enforced sectors - HELA Annual Report 2001
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2001. vi, 70p. lllus.
Abstract Annual report of the Health and Safety Executive Local Authority Enforcement Liaison Committee (HELA) for 2001. It includes occupational safety and health statistics for the 1999-2000 period and local authority initiatives in response to the following strategic themes: raising the profile of occupational health; improving safety and health performance in key risk areas; developing safety and health aspects of the competitiveness and social equality programmes, increasing participation; improving openness and accountability; modernizing and simplifying the regulatory framework; ensuring compliance with regulations in line with the principles of proportionality, consistency, transparency and targeting on a risk-selected basis; improving the knowledge and understanding of safety and health through the provision of appropriate information and advice. Examples of prosecutions and fines and the management structure of the local authority safety and health unit are included.
Descriptors (primary) public OSH institutions; United Kingdom; government services; enforcement; inspection
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; information dissemination; safety and health campaigns; national organization; occupational diseases; supply of information; report of activities; statistics; notification of accidents and diseases; penalties; social aspects; legal aspects
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection
Public and government services