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Where do we enforce health and safety?

Our Customer Service Centre on Southfield Road is now open for essential enquiries by appointment only. Please be aware that it is mandatory for face coverings to be worn on the premises. More information, including how to make an appointment, can be found in this news story.

We don't enforce health and safety at all workplaces.

Both the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Charnwood council enforce health & safety law. In general it is the main activity at a premises that determines the enforcing authority. In general our enforcement officers cover:

  • Retail premises
  • Warehouses (retail/wholesale chain)
  • Offices
  • Catering
  • Hotels & residential care homes etc
  • Consumer services in a shop
  • Leisure activities
  • Animal boarding etc
  • Child care in non-domestic premises
  • Places of worship

The HSE in general cover everything else, e.g. factories, building sites, farms, fairgrounds, quarries, railways, hospitals, schools and colleges. The local HSE area office is at:

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Last updated: Mon 30th July, 2018 @ 16:56