Health and Safety

HSE’s Fees for Intervention

HSEs Fee for Intervention (FFI) scheme began operating on 1 October 2012. Through FFI, HSE recovers the costs of its regulatory work when, in the opinion of an inspector, there is or has been a material contravention of health and safety law. The fee is based on the amount of time that the inspector has […]

Health & Safety Regulation Update

In June 2010, the Prime Minister asked Lord Young of Graffham to “investigate … the rise of the compensation culture over the last decade coupled with the current low standing that health and safety legislation now enjoys and … suggest solutions”. In October 2010, Lord Young made his recommendations on legislation, its enforcement, the role […]