Presentation on theme: "Health and Safety Executive Health and Safety Executive Hot topics 13 June 2011 Kate Haire Strategic Interventions Division."— Presentation transcript:
Health and Safety Executive Health and Safety Executive Hot topics 13 June 2011 Kate Haire Strategic Interventions Division
Common Sense Common Safety Update Online risk assessment tools Refreshed office tool – 27 June 2011 Shops and Charity shops tools – August 2011 Health & Safety made simple Launched in Good Health and Safety, Good for everyone Over 36,162 visitors to the H&S made simple site
Common Sense Common Safety Update (2) OSHCR Over 2400 consultants on the register Early feedback is positive RIDDOR Nearly 800 responses received HSE Board to consider analysis –
Red Tape Challenge New web based Government tool seeking views from the public, businesses and others about regulations All health and safety regulations available for comment on the site continuously. Will also be highlighted as the main topic on the site for two weeks, 30 June -14 July 2011.
Red Tape Challenge (2) Regulations are structured under five themes: 1. general health and safety; 2. major hazard industries; 3. higher risk workplaces; 4. dealing with hazardous chemicals and materials 5. fire safety (the responsibility of DCLG)). HSE is actively encouraging people to engage in this process and to submit their ideas for consideration.
Topics by correspondence EMF Directive Asbestos Infraction
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