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Document ID (ISN)100248
CIS number 02-1196
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission
Title Health and safety in local authority enforced sectors - Section 18: HSC Guidance to local authorities
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2001. iv, 26p.
Abstract This document consists of the guidance issued by the Health and Safety Executive Local Authority Enforcement Liaison Committee (HELA) aimed at local authorities. It explains their duties under Section 18 of the Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974 (HSW, see CIS 74-2099). Contents: enforcement policy and procedures; prioritized planning; requirement to produce a service plan; requirement to undergo audit of the management system and develop an action plan; provision of a trained and competent inspectorate; requirements in respect to collaboration between local authorities to ensure consistency for organizations with multiple premises in different areas.
Descriptors (primary) public OSH institutions; United Kingdom; government services; enforcement; inspection
Descriptors (secondary) national organization; legal aspects; labour inspection; supply of information; role of labour inspection; safety audits; responsibilities; qualifications
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