Safety Update – Poor Safety Costs
And they are sending out the bills!
You might remember that a while back we advised you that the HSE would charge for a range of interventions where H&S breaches were found. Well an update on the governments ‘Fee for Intervention’ taken from the HSE Board meeting on 30 January 2013 revealed that first invoices were sent out the week commencing 21 January.
“The total sum invoiced for the first three months (Oct-Dec 2012) was £727,645 – in respect of 1,419 invoices. The average amount invoiced was £513 with 10% of invoices having a value greater than £1,000 and 70% less than £500. The independent members of the disputes panel have yet to be announced , though the panel is expected to meet for the first time in March.” – source: HSE published data.
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