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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-18more like thismore than 2015-03-18
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions remove filter
hansard heading Diesel Fuel: Health Hazards more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to help reduce the health problems caused by exposure to diesel fumes at work. more like this
tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
tabling member printed
Stephen Timms more like this
uin 228022 remove filter
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-03-23more like thismore than 2015-03-23
answer text <p /> <p>Occupational exposure to Diesel Engine Exhaust Emissions (DEEEs) is subject to the provisions of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH).</p><p> </p><p>These provisions require employers to prevent exposure to hazardous substances or, where this is not reasonably practicable, adequately control it.</p><p> </p><p>The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) provides guidance for both employers and employees, giving practical advice on how employers should control exposure to DEEEs in the workplace.</p><p> </p><p>HSE is also undertaking research to better understand the current exposure profile of workers in GB, including assessing the impact of changes in fuel and engine technology on occupational exposures to DEEEs.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-03-23T17:00:45.403Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-23T17:00:45.403Z
answering member
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label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
tabling member
163
label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this