HSLA Event: The challenges and future models for enforcing Health & Safety as between Local Authorities and the HSE

QEB Hollis Whiteman is hosting a Health & Safety Lawyers Association (HSLA) event in Chambers. 

The presentation will look at the current co-regulatory relationship between Local Authorities and HSE and the challenges in delivering improved outcomes for health and safety across Great Britain, including major changes that have taken place to Local Authority inspection and enforcement, implications for HSE and possible future models for making best use of our regulatory resource.

The Speaker is Philip White who joined HSE as a Factory Inspector in 1985 and has experience of regulating a broad range of industries. Philip has held senior operational and policy roles in HSE including Head of HSE’s Operational Strategy Division and Chief Inspector of Construction. Philip has experience of working elsewhere in Government including a secondment to the Department for Work and Pensions heading up the Health and Safety Sponsorship Team, advising Government Ministers on health and safety at work policy and the work of the HSE. His current role, Director Regulation includes responsibilities for HSE’s operational divisions.

The event is chaired by Simon Joyston-Bechal who is a director of Turnstone Law. He has 25 years of experience as a solicitor and he specialises in regulatory defence work. He is widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading health & safety lawyers. Simon is chair of the HSLA Thought Leadership & Public Affairs Committee.

This event is free to HSLA members. Non members can join HSLA and then attend the event and all subsequent free HSLA events.