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Amendments to First Aid Regulations

10th June 2013
Subject to Parliamentary approval, amended Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations will come into force on 1 October 2013. The second edition of L74 applies up to and including 30 September 2013 (subject to ministerial approval). You can download it for free or buy a printed version. From 1 October 2013, if the amended Regulations come into effect, the guidance in the third edition of L74 will...
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Views sought on revised Approved Codes of Practice

10th June 2013
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched three consultations on changes to the content of Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs). Changes to the ACOPs Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) (L134-138), Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) (L5) and The control of legionella bacteria in water systems (L8) have been developed by HSE and industry stakeholders. Following...
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Government launches review of HSE

13th May 2013
Employment minister Mark Hoban announced on 25 April a review of the Health and Safety Executive, as part of the Government’s commitment to reform the public sector.In April 2011, the Cabinet Office announced that all non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) would undergo a substantive review at least every three years to ensure that their functions remain necessary, and should be delivered...
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Review of Workplace Health, Safety & Welfare ACOP – L24

13th May 2013
 Following an initial consultation in June 2012, it was agreed by the HSE Board that a number of ACOPs would be revised – in line with the recommendation by Professor Löfstedt in his report ‘Reclaiming health and safety for all’. A revised version of the above ACOP is now available for consultation. Changes include:• Simplifying the language to clarify what dutyholders...
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Tax breaks for work health schemes

8th April 2013
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has decided to give tax breaks on health initiatives at work which should be good for employers and their employees. In his March budget the Chancellor announced that the Government would introducea targeted tax relief, so amounts up to £500 paid by employers on recommended schemes are not treated as a taxable benefit in kind. In a statement the Institution of...
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New online guidance aims to make it easier to understand health surveillance

8th April 2013
New online guidance has been launched to make it easier for employers to understand what they need to do to check and protect their workers' health. 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. Developed with industry,...
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