- those who are suspected of an offence
- those who are otherwise involved in an investigation, i.e., a complainant or a witness
- those who need advice on how best to comply with the law
What powers does an inspector have to serve an improvement notice or prohibition notice?
Sections 18 to 26 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act set out the enforcement powers available to a Health and Safety Executive (‘HSE’) or local authority inspector (‘Inspector’). Sections 21 and 22 give an Inspector the authority to serve an improvement or prohibition notice (‘Notice’).