Health and Safety

Role and functions of the Health and Safety Team

Health and safety legislation is enforced by inspectors from the national Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and by inspectors from the Local Authority.

Pembrokeshire County Council has health and safety enforcement responsibilities for certain premises and work activities, as determined by the main activity of the workplace. See Local Authority and HSE

The role of Pembrokeshire County Council, as a health and safety enforcing authority, is to ensure that duty holders manage and control risks effectively, thus preventing harm. The work of the service is set out in an annual Health and Safety service plan Appendix 1 Appendix 2

If we need to take enforcement action we follow our Health and Safety Enforcement Policy   

The main functions undertaken by the team are:

In addition to health and safety regulation, the Team is responsible for a range of related public protection functions. These include:

For further information contact:

Health and Safety Team,
Public Protection Division, 
Pembrokeshire County Council, 
County Hall, 
SA61 1TP

Tel: 01437 775179 
E-mail: health&

ID: 1410, revised 17/03/2023