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Advisory Committee on Toxic Substances (ACTS) Agenda - ACTS/2010/A03 - 98th meeting on 24 May 2011

Commencing at 10:30 am (coffee from 10.15 am)
Finish 15:30 pm at the latest
Open Government status:  Fully Open
Exempt material:  None
Venue: Health & Safety Executive, 1 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8HS

Time Item Description Paper No.
10.30-10.40 1 Introduction and apologies - Jane Willis (chair)  
10.40-11.40 2(i) 2(ii) Agreement of the minutes from the 97th meeting of ACTS Update on matters arising/current issues
Jane Willis & Kären Clayton
  1. Ministerial Statement
  2. HSE Guidance Review
  3. IOM Statement
  4. Asbestos
  5. IOELV
  6. REACH



11.40-12.40 3 The Burden of Occupational Cancer in Great Britain Dr John Osman – Corporate Science, Engineering & Analysis Directorate Presentation and discussion Outcome: HSE to update ACTS members and for members to put forward views they have regarding the latest findings of the ongoing work in this area.  
12.40-13.20   Lunch
13.20-13.50 4 ACTS and WATCH interface
Dr Steve Fairhurst – Chemicals Regulatory Directorate
  1. Feedback on current work
  2. Forward look
Outcome: Clarification on recent WATCH work and future priorities.
13.50-14.40 5 Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (CMD)
Tim Fry -  Long Latency Health Risks Directorate Presentation on CMD by Tim Fry Outcome: ACTS members to provide feedback on HSE’s proposals.
14.40 -15.00 6 AOB  
15.00-15.15 7 Next meeting: agenda items and location - Jane Willis  
15.15-15.30 8 Summary and close - Jane Willis  
Information papers / Below the line papers
  Update on Partnership Working ACTS/3/2011
Updated 2011-06-30