Powers Given To Health And Safety Enforcement Officers

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Powers Given To Health And Safety Enforcement Officers

The Powers Include:

  • The right to enter premises, if necessary by enlisting the assistance of a police officer;
  • To carry out examinations and investigations;



  • To direct that premises or equipment be left undisturbed for the purpose of investigations;
  • To take measurements and photographs;
  • To inspect and/or take copies of documents and records;
  • To take samples;
  • To require a person to answer questions and sign a declaration to the truth of his/her answers;
  • To take possession of articles and substances;
  • To issue enforcement notices;
  • To instigate to conduct proceedings in a magistrates’ court.



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