Consultation on Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations

Close date: 23 August 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) consults on the revised "Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002: Approved Code of Practice and guidance". The proposed document consolidates the contents of five existing Approved Codes of Practice (ACoP). Changes include assigning some of the guidance ACoP status and simplifying terminology. There is also an emphasis on the need for proportionality in risk assessments. The consultation follows the Löfstedt review of health and safety and the initial HSE consultation.
Consultation document: Consultation on Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (PDF format, 1.3MB) (on the HSE website)