Presentation on theme: "Health and Safety Executive Health and Safety Executive Fee for Intervention An update."— Presentation transcript:
Health and Safety Executive Health and Safety Executive Fee for Intervention An update
Fee for Intervention Compliant businesses will not pay a fee Recovery of costs for material breach Current cost £124 per hour Prosecution costs sought through the courts Invoicing every two months with 30 days to pay Queries and disputes process established
Material breach A material breach is when, in the opinion of the HSE inspector, there has been a contravention of health and safety law that requires them to notify the dutyholder, in writing, of that opinion
Scope - exclusions Existing permissioning regimes –Including Asbestos Local Authorities Self-employed dutyholders (putting only themselves at risk) Non-Health and Safety at Work Act legislation –Employers Liability Compulsory Insurance –Fire – Regulatory Reform Orders
Fee for Intervention Thank you for input provided on guidance Discussions continue - DWP/Treasury Inspector and Visiting officer briefing Shadow running by HSE staff Looking to develop further clarity: –on the multi-duty holder scenario –clarity on asbestos and fire issues Communication and advice
In summary Compliant businesses will not pay a fee Recovery of costs for material breach Preparations underway for go live Guidance will be available via HSEs website Working with industry to provide explanation and advice
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