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Advisory Committee on Toxic Substances

Advisory Committee on Toxic Substances Agenda ACTS/2010/A01
Meeting date: 12 July 2010 Open Govt. Status: Fully Open
Exemptions: None Meeting Number: 96

Commencing at 11.00am (coffee from 10.40)
Finish 4.00 pm at the latest

Venue: BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0ET

Time Item Description Paper No.
11.00-11.10 1 Introduction and apologies - Jane Willis (chair)  
11.10-11.20 2
  • Agreement of the minutes for the 95th meeting of ACTS
  • Update on matters arising¬†- Jane Willis
11.20-11.50 3
  • Information on the Reconstitution of ACTS - Jane Willis
  • Agreement of ACTS Workplan ¬†- Jane Willis


4 Monitoring of work-related ill health - Jane Willis
  • Presentation by Ian Carney on a Health Assessment Performance Index
  • Presentation by Kate Sweeney (HSE) on Measurement of Work-Related Ill Health
  • Discussion on issues raised and identification of any work ACTS could undertake.
Outcome: Members to put forward suggestions and identify any aspects of this work they could take forward.
1.00-1.30   Lunch  
1.30-2.45 5 Dust - Steve Coldrick
  • Summary of work HSE has undertaken so far
  • Discussion on how the health and safety community can have more impact in this area
Outcome: Members to note the action taken so far and offer their views, taking into account the political and economic climate.
2.45-3.15 6 Current issues and updates - Jane Willis  
3.15-3.30 7 Next meeting: agenda items and location - Jane Willis  
3.30-3.45 8 Summary and close - Jane Willis  
Information papers / Below the line papers
  Committees with related interests to ACTS ACTS/8/2010
Draft paper Outline plans and timetable for the introduction of new worker and employer surveys to help monitor progress against the strategy ACTS/9/2010
Updated 2010-07-14