Enforcement of Health and Safety at Work

Cheshire East Council is responsible for the enforcement of health and safety matters in a range of non-industrial premises for example

  • shops
  • offices
  • warehouses
  • restaurants
  • hotels
  • hairdressers
  • cinemas and other places of entertainment

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is responsible for other premises for example

  • factories
  • building sites
  • farms

For more detailed information about the types of premises inspected by the Council and the HSE, visit the HSE Enforcing Authority page.

The HSE also carries out research into health and safety issues, provides information and guidance and promotes training. HSE website