Health and Safety Cost Recovery Scheme to start in October 2012

Health & Safety Executive HSEThe Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced their intention to charge a fee for intervention from 1st October 2012, subject to Parliamentary approval.

The regulations will put a duty on the HSE to recover its costs for carrying out its regulatory functions from those found to be in material breach of Health & Safety Law.

The proposed fee for FFI is at the hourly rate of £124.