Health and Safety enforcement and prosecutions

The Health and Safety team is responsible for enforcement of health and safety law in most service and retail premises within Doncaster.

The Health and Safety Executive enforces health and safety law in premises such as factories and construction sites.

Who enforces Health & Safety in your workplace? Here you will be able to find out who enforces health and safety law. We have information about when an inspector calls to your workplace, as inspectors have the right to enter any workplace at reasonable times without giving notice.

Health and safety enforcement in Doncaster is split between two authorities the Council’s Health and Safety Team and the Health and Safety Executive.


To find out whether the Local Authority or HSE oversee the activities of your business see the enforcement responsibilities table below.

Enforcement responsibilities

Doncaster Council Health and Safety Team enforce legislation in these premises

Health and Safety Executive enforce legislation in these premises

Offices

Factories

Shops

Mines

Warehouses

Construction

Leisure activities

Fairgrounds

Beauty parlours

Council owned premises

Hairdressers

Universities

Tattooist/Body Piercing

Schools

Residential care homes (not Council owned)

Hospitals

Tyre and exhaust centres

Doctors

Cinemas

Dentists

Hotels

Workshops

Churches

TV repairs

Banks

Car repairs garages

Launderettes (coin operated)

Dry cleaners

Printers

The following information is intended for those in business who have duties under health and safety law (‘dutyholders’), for example employers and those in control of workplaces. It explains what you can expect when a health and safety inspector calls at your workplace. It also tells employees and their representatives what information they may expect from an inspector during a visit.

What to expect when a health and safety inspector calls

A brief guide for businesses, employees and their representatives can be found by using the document below: 

What to expect when a health and safety inspector calls
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Health and Safety prosecutions

If businesses have been prosecuted for breaches of Health and Safety regulations, the details will be available on the Health and Safety Executive web site - please visit the following page: Health and Safety Public Register of Convictions

For further information, please contact us:

 

Last updated: 16 May 2018 14:53:19