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Health and Safety Executive: Inspections

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 174119, tabled on 23 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many covid-19 workplace spot checks have been completed in schools by the Health and Safety Executive in each month of the last 12 months.

Answered on

13 April 2021

The following table shows the number of completed Spot Check Assessments by month over the last year where the Spot Check was part of a targeted campaign on Schools or the SIC code starts with 85. (SIC Code group Education = 85). HSE’s Covid Spot Check Programme for schools started in the new August 2020 term. The table does not include additional HSE Spot Check Activity where checks were done in line with the Spot Check approach but not targeted as part of the Spot Check Programme.

Spot Check Programme

2020

Aug

367

Sep

3216

Oct

545

Nov

514

Dec

245

2020 Total

4887

2021*

Jan

30

Feb

49

Mar

92

2021 Total

171

Grand Total

5058

* Schools were closed from Jan-March 2021 due to the national lockdown.

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