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Health And Safety Inspectors (Scotland)

Volume 113: debated on Monday 30 March 1987

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asked the Paymaster General what percentage of workplaces in each administrative region of Scotland have been visited in the past four years by health and safety inspectors.

Details of the percentage of workplaces visited in each administrative region of Scotland are not available. The number of visits made in Scotland by inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive are:

Number of visits




Mines and Quarries

Nuclear Installations

1 January 1983-December 1983

April 1983-March 1984January 1983-December 1983January 1983-December 1983

1 2 January 1984-March 1985

April 1984-March 1985

2 January 1984-March 1985

January 1984-December 1984
April 1985-March 1986April 1985-March 1986April 1985-March 1986January 1985-December 1985
April 1986-March 1987April 1986-March 1987April 1986-December 1986January 1986-December 1986
(not available)(not available)1,08957

1 These figures exclude visits to transient sites eg construction sites and visits to investigate accidents and incidents. The number of investigations were recorded, but visits were not (ie an investigation involving several visits was counted only once.)

2 15 month period to bring in recording by financial year.