Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland


Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) is a Northern Ireland non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment. It is responsible for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of occupational health and safety in Northern Ireland. Its functions are similar to those of the Health and Safety Executive in the rest of the United Kingdom. [ cite web | url=http://www.hseni.gov.uk/about_us.htm | title=About us | publisher=Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland | year=2006 | accessdate=2008-04-18 ]

It was founded as the Health and Safety Agency for Northern Ireland when the provisions of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 were extended to the province in 1978. [Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978, [http://www.hseni.gov.uk/1978_order_original_text.doc SI 1978/1039 (NI 9)] ] It was renamed Executive in 1998. [Health and Safety at Work (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998, [http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si1998/19982795.htm SI 1998/2795 (NI 18)] ]

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*cite web |url=http://www.hseni.gov.uk/index.htm |title=Official site |publisher=Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland |year=2006 |accessdate=2008-04-18


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