HSE RSS feeds » Legislation http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:49:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 – updated guidance http://www.hse.gov.uk/explosives/regulations2016.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/explosives/regulations2016.htm#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2016 10:00:42 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51512 The Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (ERAR2016) came into force in Great Britain on 20 April 2016 and implement the recast of the civil use explosives directive. ERAR2016 amends and updates the requirements for making civil use explosives available on the EU market.

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L64 – Safety signs and signals: Guidance on Regulations (3rd edition) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l64.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l64.htm#comments Wed, 03 Jun 2015 11:15:58 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48401 This guidance is for employers, dutyholders and others who have responsibility for the control of workplaces, sites and premises. It is also for those operating equipment that requires verbal and/or non-verbal communications.

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Changes to DSEAR from 1 June 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l138.htm#changes http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l138.htm#changes#comments Wed, 03 Jun 2015 10:00:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48404 From June 2015 DSEAR also covers substances that are corrosive to metals and gases under pressure. It places a formal requirement on employers to assess the risks for substances if classified for these properties and put in place suitable control and mitigation measures.

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L111 – The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015: Guidance on Regulations http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l111.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l111.htm#comments Wed, 03 Jun 2015 09:00:13 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48399 This guidance is for anyone who has duties under the COMAH Regulations 2015, particularly operators of establishments, and also others such as local authorities and emergency planners. Although many duties will be familiar from the 1999 Regulations, the 2015 Regulations contain some new or changed duties.

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