Series 5 - Health and Safety Executive

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GB 249 DAL/5


Health and Safety Executive


  • 1977 - 2003 (Creation)

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15 folders

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Dalton accused the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) of a lack of openness about its enforcement record and requested information under its open-government policy. He subsequently complained about the HSE to the Ombudsman. This series includes correspondence and papers about those requests and complaints.

The series also includes correspondence and papers resulting from other interactions between Dalton and the HSE. There is, for example, correspondence between Dalton and the HSE on asbestos-related topics. There are also papers on the proposed amendments to the control of asbestos at work regulations, papers on the HSE campaign to increase awareness of duty to manage risks from asbestos in the workplace as well as various HSE circulars, press releases and leaflets, mainly on asbestos.

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In chronological order.

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  • English

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