Local authority environmental health officers are generally responsible for enforcing health and safety legislation at events. Where an event is actually organised by a local authority, HSE is normally responsible for enforcement.
HSE has enforcement responsibility for the following activities at all events:
In certain circumstances, arrangements can be made to transfer enforcement responsibilities between HSE and local authorities.
HSE's Enforcement Policy Statement sets out the principles which HSE inspectors and local authority environmental health officers should follow when making enforcement decisions