FOI Request Health and Safety Compliance

Request 101001585153

I would be grateful if you could please answer the following queries: -
1.1 Please confirm how many retail premises have been inspected by you for
health and safety compliance within the last three years.
1.2 In respect of the retail premises inspected, in how many did you undertake
inspection of these premises of your own volition and how many at the request
of other authorities?
1.3 In how many of the retail premises inspected were there found to be a problem
regarding the manner in which stock was stored and managed? For example,
improperly stacked stock, boxes blocking aisles or fire exits etc.
1.4 In respect of those retail premises for which there were found to be problems
regarding the manner in which stock was stored, in how many was formal
enforcement action taken? For example, warning letters and statutory
improvement and prohibition notices.
1.5 In respect of those retail premises for which enforcement action was taken
regarding the manner in which stock is stored, to your knowledge, how many
of those retail premises were multi-outlet organisations?
1.6 Of those multi-outlet organisations, how many were subject to enforcement
action across multiple outlets in the area for which you are responsible?
1.7 In respect of those retail premises for which enforcement action was taken
regarding the manner in which stock is stored, how many criminal prosecutions
for that and other offences were undertaken?
1.8 Of those criminal prosecutions, how many senior officials were prosecuted as
well as the relevant organisations?
1.9 How many of those criminal prosecutions resulted in a conviction?

Response 06-09-2017

1.1 – 26 (since August 2014).

1.2 - 25 of our own volition and one at the request of another local authority.

1.3 – 6.

1.4 - 6 (all warning letters).

1.5 – 3.

1.6 – None.

1.7 – None.

1.8 – None.

1.9 – None.

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