Protected Disclosures Annual Report 2020 

Under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014, every public body is required to publish a report on the number of protected disclosures made to the public body in the preceding year and the action taken (if any) in response to the protected disclosures. 

From 01 January to 31 December 2020, the Chief Executive of the Health and Safety Authority, in the context of her role as a prescribed person under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014, received seven protected disclosures from parties external to the Authority and relating to third parties. All disclosures were referred to Authority inspectors for investigation. Six of the disclosures have been closed out and one remains under investigation. 

No disclosures were received internally.