- It supports the principle that the HSE should fund more of its costs from employers who create significant risks, but
- It has major concerns about how the new system will be run and the potential disproportionate impact on small and medium-sized enterprises.
Safety charges must be fair, Prospect tells HSE
Plans to charge companies for safety breaches found during inspections by the Health and Safety Executive must be introduced with care, and funds raised must not be syphoned off by the Treasury, Prospect has warned.
The union has told an HSE consultation on extending the principle of cost recovery to new industries that: