§ Mr. Andrew F. Bennett
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the number of building sites in London, notified to the health and safety inspectorate on the appropriate notification form under the Factories Act 1961, on the Health and Safety Executive computerised database SHIELD, during 1987; and how many inspectors were in the field in London inspecting these sites during 1987.457W
§ Mr. Nicholls
The Health and Safety Executive received 3,316 notifications of building sites in 1987. Details of notifications are not retained on HSE's computerised database SHIELD. On 31 December 1987 12 qualified inspectors were employed on construction work in London.