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17Feb94 UK: NAO CALL FOR MORE SAFETY INSPECTORS - CONSTRUCTION SECTOR.

Public sector watchdog the National Audit Office has called for more inspectors to be drafted into the Health and Safety Executive's construction division.The call follows a study into efficiency at the HSE which shows that only 7 per cent of accidents on building sites are investigated.Prosecution levels were also attacked for varying wildly from region to region.In the London South region one in 35 site visits led to a prosecution compared with one in 219 in Wales, and one in 230 ...

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