Licensees can expect to receive an inspection at periodic intervals from a health and safety officer in order to ensure that the conditions of the licence are being maintained and that other health and safety risks are being adequately controlled. Inspectors will normally walk the site to check separation distances, numbers of units, structures adjoining caravans, fire points, LPG storage areas and toilet blocks etc. The current electrical certificate, landlord gas safety certificates and any other maintenance records will also be inspected. Failure to comply with site licence conditions may lead to prosecution.
The frequency of inspections is determined by the application of a risk-rating scheme, which takes into account the number and types of unit on site, the level of compliance with site conditions and confidence in management. On occasions we will issue a self assessment questionnaire to determine the risk rating.