HSE Inspectors’ Guide to Improvement and Prohibition Notices
26 April 2023
This workshop will be delivered by a senior HSE inspector with
more than 25 years of experience and is a rare opportunity to
understand your regulator by seeing the world through an
You will learn why, when and how HSE takes formal enforcement
action, how to influence formal HSE decisions and how to respond to
receipt of a notice.
The course will cover:
- The legal basis for HSE taking formal enforcement action and
the basic format of the Improvement and Prohibition Notice.
- How HSE inspectors form their judgement about whether to serve
formal notices - the factors that are taken into account and how an
inspector forms their opinion.
- An insight into how businesses can legitimately influence an
inspector in their enforcement decision.
- Options for both formal and informal actions that are available
to a business receiving a notice.
Who should attend?
Health and Safety Professionals responsible for managing or
advising on the interface between businesses and the HSE.
Business owners or senior managers responsible for managing and
controlling risks. Anyone who might have a formal notice put
in their hands by an HSE inspector.
The course will be run at the HSE Science and
Research Centre in the spa town of Buxton. Buxton is in the
heart of the Peak District and has good links to mainline train
stations and Manchester International Airport. This course can be
run at your site or local area by arrangement.
Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at www.visitbuxton.co.uk
£545 per person (includes course notes, lunch and
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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