Consultations

The aim of our consultation process is to present policymakers with IOSH members' opinions about the things that most affect them.

We're interested in the opinions, experience and innovative ideas our members can bring to the consultation process and encourage all our members to put their views forward.

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  • Proposals to replace the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2007

    This Consultation Document seeks views on HSE's proposal to replace the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM 2007) and withdraw the Approved Code of Practice. The proposed Regulations implement in Great Britain the requirements of Directive 92/57/EEC on the implementation of minimum safety and health requirements at temporary or mobile construction sites, apart from certain requirements which are implemented by the Work at Height Regulations 2005. HSE state that:

    "The proposals support the strategic objectives of improved co-ordination, better value for money, improved efficiency and use of technological changes in Construction 2025, the Government's industrial strategy for construction."

    The main proposed changes are to: make the Regulations easier to understand; replace the CDM co-ordinator role with the principal designer; replace the ACOP with targeted guidance; replace the detailed and prescriptive requirements for individual and corporate competence with a more generic requirement; align notification requirements with the Directive and apply the Regulations to domestic clients but in a proportionate way.

    The proposals will be of interest to clients of construction work (including householders as clients), designers, principal contractors, contractors, sub-contractors including the self-employed, CDM co-ordinators, safety representatives and anyone else with an interest in construction projects.

    Issuer:

    Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

    Ends on: 17 May 2014
    Status: Ended With Response
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  • Consultation on the Maximum Weight limit of Agricultural Trailers and Combinations

    An Independent report from the Farming Regulation Taskforce was published in May 2011 and included recommendations that the Government examine maximum weights of agricultural trailers and combinations.

    Issuer:

    Published by: Department of transport

    Ends on: 14 January 2014
    Status: Ended With Response
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  • Consultation on the maximum speed limit for tractors on public roads

    An Independent report from the Farming Regulation Taskforce was published in May 2011 and included recommendations that the Government examine the maximum speed of tractors.

    Issuer:

    Department of transport

    Ends on: 14 January 2014
    Status: Ended With Response
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  • A consultation on the repeal of legislation prescribing the maximum temperature to which particular premises may be heated

    This consultation seeks views on the relevance and usefulness of legislation which specifies a maximum temperature to which certain premises may be heated, in order to inform Government’s decision on whether to remove the legislation.

    Issuer:

    Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)

    Ends on: 13 December 2013
    Status: Ended With Response
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  • Government review of the Balance of Competences between the UK and the EU – Call for evidence: Social and Employment Review

    The Government has launched a ‘call for evidence’ for its review into the ‘Balance of Competences’ between the UK and the EU. In this context, competence is about everything deriving from EU law that affects what happens in the UK. The stated aim is to deepen public and parliamentary understanding. The review is not tasked with producing specific recommendations or examining alternative models for Britain’s overall relationship with the EU.

    Issuer:

    Department for Business Innovation and Skills

    Ends on: 26 January 2014
    Status: Ended With Response
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