Health and Safety Executive

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A UK government body appointed to look after the health, safety, and welfare of people at work; to protect the public from risks arising from work activities; and to control the use and storage of explosives and other dangerous substances. It is composed of representatives from trade unions, employers, and local authorities with a full-time chairman. The HSE enforces its policies through inspection of industrial and other premises.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/ Website of the HSE: provides information and guidelines on a wide range of health and safety topics, including those applicable to particular industries

Subjects: Business and Management.

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