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HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES NOW UNDER THE ‘COSHH’!

HSE online survey seeks views on simplifying key regulations

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is currently reviewing the regulations concerning the control of hazardous and dangerous substances in the workplace, with the aim of:

“making these more simple and straightforward without reducing the level of protection”.

If you work with hazardous or dangerous substances or advise people who do HSE would like to hear about your experiences through an online survey  which closes on Tuesday 18th October 2016.

If you have any questions or you would like to share evidence or views direct with us please email us at chemicalsOHSreview@hse.gov.uk

Background

The survey will gather information from those who use the regulations or advise those who do to inform the review. The review covers:

  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH)
  • Control of Lead at work Regulations (CLAW) and
  • Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR).

The review is designed to help HSE deliver on important themes in Helping Great Britain Work Well the new strategy for the health and safety system, particularly: Managing risk well, Tackling ill health and supporting small employers.

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