Health and Safety Executive Plans

Scope and Content

Records of the Health and Safety Executive, consisting of plans of abandoned collieries, 1857-1962.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Health and Safety Commission (HSC) have been jointly responsible for the regulation of risks to health and safety arising from work activity in Great Britain since 1974. This role includes monitoring disused collieries that could prove hazardous.


Arranged alphabetically by colliery

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Health and Safety Executive, catalogue; Health and Safety Executive Homepage, (, viewed 28 January 2005.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records transferred to the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names