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Category: PIC

Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation – European Export and Import of Dangerous Chemicals

Consultation launched on Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations

Friday, October 30, 2015

HSE is currently consulting on proposals to replace the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 (DSHAR) with new shorter and up to date regulations and is also seeking views on a new shorter Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) to support the regulations. Consultation began on 28 October and closes on 23 December 2015.

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Free-to-download Safety Wizard app

Friday, February 20, 2015

A developer has launched a free-to-download health and safety app to help small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) manage common workplace risks. The ‘SME Safety Wizard app’ is structured around HSE’s Toolbox guidance.

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HSE51 – Regulation of health and safety at work

Thursday, August 7, 2014

HSE has published a document that explains the main features of the regulatory approach taken by HSE and local authorities to improve standards in health and safety performance. The document will be of interest to businesses regulated by HSE and local authorities, as well as others working in health and safety.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Proposed Eighth Amendment to Annex I of Regulation (EC) No. 689/2008

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive is seeking views on a proposal from the European Commission to amend Annex I of the Export and Import of Dangerous Chemicals Regulation (EC) 689/2008, which is commonly known as the EU Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation.

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Specialist engineer and scientist jobs in HSE

Friday, July 19, 2013

HSE has a number of job opportunities for specialist engineers to advise and regulate health and safety within the high hazard industry. We offer a real opportunity to influence and improve safety across a wide range of activities both on and offshore.

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Health surveillance guidance for employers

Monday, March 18, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published new guidelines on health surveillance, which may be needed if there is a risk that workers could be exposed to chemicals or other hazardous substances likely to harm their health.

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Consultation on Fees to Support EU Biocides Regulation 528/2012

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

HSE is seeking views on proposed fees regulations to support the EU Regulation 528/2012 on placing on the market and use of biocidal products. The proposed fees regulations will allow HSE to recover its full costs for the services it provides. The consultation will run for a period of 4 weeks, ending on 22 March […]

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Public consultation – Proposals to streamline chemical regulations

Monday, January 28, 2013

Have your say on changes to chemicals legislation. Consultation period ends on 31 January.

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Have your say – Proposals to streamline chemical regulations

Friday, January 18, 2013

Public consultation proposes streamlining seven chemicals regulations into one. Have you say by 31 January 2013.

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Public consultation: Proposals to streamline seven chemicals regulations into one

Thursday, December 20, 2012

The proposals implement a Löfstedt recommendation to consolidate biocides sector legislation, and also to meet EU requirements to establish competent authorities, designated national authorities and enforcement arrangements (as appropriate) – overall the proposal will reduce seven existing statutory instruments into one (the ‘7 into 1′ package). Consultation began on 20 December 2012 and ends on […]

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Consultation opens on streamlining chemical regulations

Thursday, December 20, 2012

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today (20 December 2012) launched a six week consultation on changes to chemicals legislation.

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Chemicals – Recast of the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation now published

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

The recast of the EU Regulation on the export and import of hazardous chemicals (the ‘PIC Regulation’) has now been published. It will start to apply from 1 March 2014.

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Proposal to ‘recast’ the European Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Thank you to everyone who responded to our request for views on the proposed recast of the PIC Regulation. Discussion of the proposal has already begun in Europe and your views have helped develop the UK’s approach

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Proposed Fifth Amendment to Annex I of Regulation (EC) No. 689/2008

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The Health and Safety Executive is seeking views on the proposal from the European Commission to amend the Annexes of Regulation (EC) 689/2008.

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Export and Import of dangerous chemicals – New export notification duplication facility in EDEXIM

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

To help exporters submit their export notification forms for 2011, EDEXIM now has the facility to copy a previously validated notification.

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Chemicals – Prior Informed Consent (PIC)

Thursday, February 11, 2010

A requirement to notify HSE of the import and export within the European Union of some dangerous chemicals.

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Chemicals – European database updated to incorporate new EC Regulation

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

EDEXIM (European Database Export Import of Dangerous Chemicals) updated to incorporate new EC Regulation (EU) No. 15/2010.

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Chemicals – PIC eBulletin

Thursday, January 28, 2010

HSE export and import of dangerous chemicals e-bulletin. Find out the latest news about Regulation 689/2008/EC on Prior Informed Consent (PIC) by subscribing to this free service.

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Chemicals – Prior Informed Consent (PIC)

Friday, January 8, 2010

A requirement to notify HSE of the import and export within the European Union of some dangerous chemicals.

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