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star this property date less than 2014-03-12more like thismore than 2014-03-12
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which Health and Safety Executive Approved Codes of Practice (a) have been reviewed since May 2010, (b) are scheduled for review or amendment and (c) are not currently scheduled for review. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-17more like thismore than 2014-03-17
star this property answer text <p>Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reviewing all of its Approved Codes of Practices (ACOP) in line with Professor Löfstedt's independent review of health and safety legislation ‘Reclaiming health and safety for all' (published November 2011). </p><p> </p><p>(a) 19 ACOPs have been reviewed since May 2010. Of these, five have been revised and re-published, nine consolidated into three revised ACOPs and five withdrawn completely. These are:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Revised</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L5 - Control of substances hazardous to health</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L8 - Legionnaires' disease. The Control of legionella bacteria in water systems</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L24 - Workplace health, safety and welfare </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L117 – Rider-operated lift trucks: Operator training</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L118 - Health and safety at quarries </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Consolidated</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L56 - Safety in the installation and use of gas systems and appliances. This is a consolidation of two ACOPs (L56 and COP20: Standards of training in safe gas installation) into a single revised ACOP (L56)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L138 - Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres consolidated the following five ACOPs into a single revised ACOP (L138): </p><p>L134 - Design of plant, equipment and workplace</p><p>L135 - Storage of dangerous substances</p><p>L136 - Control and mitigation measures</p><p>L137 - Safe maintenance, repair and cleaning procedures</p><p>L138 - Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L143 - Managing and working with Asbestos. This is a consolidation of two ACOPs </p><p>(L127 - The management of asbestos in non-domestic premises and L143 - Work with materials containing asbestos) into a single revised ACOP (L143).</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Withdrawn</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L21 - Management of health and safety at work </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L74 - First aid at work</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L81 - Design, construction and installation of gas service pipes </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L116 - Preventing accidents to children in agriculture </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L130 - Compilation of safety data sheets </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> (b) A review of a further 14 ACOPS will be completed by the end of 2014. These are:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>COP25 Safety in docks to be replaced by L148 Safety in docks ACOP </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Five Diving ACOPs:</p><p>L103 - Commercial diving projects offshore</p><p>L104 - Commercial diving projects inland/inshore</p><p>L105 - Recreational diving projects</p><p>L106 - Media diving projects</p><p>L107 - Scientific and archaeological diving projects</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Three Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations linked ACOPs:</p><p>L22 - Safe use of work equipment</p><p>L112 - Safe use of power presses</p><p>L114 - Safe use of woodworking machinery</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L113 - Safe use of lifting equipment</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L101 - Safe work in confined spaces</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L122 - Safety of pressure systems</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L133 - Unloading petrol from road tankers </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>L146 - Consulting workers on health and safety</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>A further 19 ACOPs associated with changes to legislation and will be reviewed in accordance with the timescale for legislative change.</p><p> </p><p>(c) All HSE ACOPs are scheduled for review. </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-17T12:00:00.00Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this