Freedom of Information

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is a public body for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act 2014. The Freedom of Information Act 2014 gives you the right to access records held by the HSA.

This section is divided into two parts:

In line with the updated public health measures announced by the Government to delay the spread of COVID-19, all offices of the Health and Safety Authority are closed, and its staff are working remotely.

We have implemented business continuity measures to maintain our operations and ensure minimal disruption to services, however, as we will have limited access to our offices, this may result in some delays in processing FOI requests which require search and retrieval of paper documentation.

Where delays are likely, we will engage directly with the requester to keep them updated as to the status of their request and will advise of any unavoidable delays.

As we will have limited access to physical mail sent to our offices, we ask that, where possible, FOI requests are submitted by email to