Health and Safety Executive

Ensure that people's health and safety work risks are controlled

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To ensure that risks to people’s health and safety from work activities are properly controlled.

Services provided:

  • Infoline (information service) can be contacted via telephone, email, fax or letter
  • Inspect workplaces
  • Investigate accidents and cases of ill health
  • Enforce good standards, usually by advising people how to comply with the law, but sometimes by ordering them to make improvements and if necessary by prosecuting them
  • Publish guidance and advice
  • Provide an information service
  • Carry out research
  • Carry out various activities such as nuclear site licensing and accepting off shore installation safety cases.

opening hours:

Infoline can be accessed Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm.

Additional information:

There are Scottish offices in Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Inverness.

Edinburgh – 0131 247 2121
Aberdeen – 01224 252 525
Glasgow – 0141 275 3100
Inverness – 01463 713 459


Redgrave Court
Merton Road
L20 7HS

Phone: 0345 300 9923
Helpline number: 0300 003 1747

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