Archive Legislation

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Public Consultation - Removal of 14 legislative Measures

The HSE are proposing to remove fourteen legislative measures (reference CD239) as they believe that some are either redundant, have been overtaken by more up to date Regulations or do not deliver their expected benefits. The consultative document has been divided into annexes, with Annex 2 covering Construction (Head Protection) Regulations and Notification of Conventional Tower Cranes Regulations. To view this information and to have your say visit www.hse.gov.uk/consult
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UK Asbestos Law not up to EU Standard

The TUC February newsletter reports that the government has been told that the UK version of a European Union-wide law on asbestos safety is illegally lax and must be amended. The UK legislation currently focuses on the measurement of exposure to asbestos and not enough on the how the material will be affected by the work itself, while the directive deals with both exposure and the material. TUC general secretary Brendan Barber said "this is another nail in the coffin of the myth that the HSE has...
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