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Health And Safety

Volume 977: debated on Thursday 31 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) why only three prosecutions were instituted while 58 deaths occurred in quarries between 1975 and 1978; if he is satisfied with quarry inspections; and if he will make a statement;

  • (2) what categories of inspectors appointed under section 19 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 hold full warrants;
  • (3) if he will place in the Library a copy of the limited warrants held by 323 inspectors appointed by the Health and Safety Executive under section 19 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act.