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Health and Safety Executive: Staff

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 187249, tabled on 26 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many frontline (a) enforcement officers and (b) inspectors were employed on average in the Health and Safety Executive for the 2020-21 annual reporting period.

Answered on

29 April 2021

On average, in 2020/21, HSE employed (a) 85 full-time equivalent (FTE) visiting health and safety officers and (b) 967 FTE Inspectors.

1. Please note that HSE does not use the category ‘enforcement officer’. Visiting health and safety and Inspector figures are provided, as published in The Annual Report and Accounts.

  1. 967 inspectors is the total number of staff in all grades and roles, including trainees, managers and specialists with warrants.
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