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Advisory Committee on Toxic Substances Agenda - ACTS/04/A01- 25th March 2004

Open Gov. Status: Fully Open
Exemptions: None

Agenda

83rd meeting, Thursday 25th March 2004 - 10:45 hrs in the
Globe Room, Rose Court

Item Description Notes
1 Introduction and apologies Jane Willis (Chair/HSE, Director Policy Group)  
2 ACTS open meetings: Review of October 2003 meeting and future strategy Nick Summers (HSE, Chemical Strategy Unit) ACTS/01/2004
3 Progressing the work plan: Liaison with other committees Peter Tanczos (HSE, Chemical Strategy Unit) & ACTS volunteers ACTS/12/2004
4 Refractory ceramic fibresRichard Pedersen (HSE, International Chemicals Branch) ACTS/02/2004
5 WATCH - Report from first meeting and discussion on future work plan John Thompson (Secretary, Head of HSE’s Chemicals and Flammables Policy Division) Oral update
6 Proposals to introduce a new OEL framework (CD189) - Update on progress Michael Topping (HSE, Respiratory Disease and Good Practice Section) ACTS/04/2004
12:45 Lunch
7 Review of the flour dust MEL Michael Topping (HSE, Respiratory Disease and Good Practice Section) ACTS/05/2004
8 Progress with the asthma strategyDonald Adey (HSE, Respiratory Disease and Good Practice Section) ACTS/06/2004
9 Cancer and skin disease strategy Bill Macdonald (HSE, Cancer and Skin Disease Section) ACTS/07/2004
10 The EU chemicals strategy (REACH) - update John Thompson (Secretary) Oral update
11 Minutes of the 82nd meeting held on 17th October 2003 [Agreement of the minutes] ACTS/MIN/3/2003
12 Notes from the 1st ACTS open meeting, 17th October 2003 [Agreement of the notes] ACTS/42/2003
13 Matters arising and Secretary’s report [To note matters arising from the 82nd meeting] John Thompson (Secretary, Head of HSE’s Chemicals and Flammables Policy Division) ACTS/09/2004
Information paper(s)
14 Genetic testing in the workplace ACTS/10/2004
15 Annual report from WEELS, ERMAG and SCHIP ACTS/11/2004
16 Annual report from CoWG ACTS/14/2004
17 Annual report from Working Group on COSHH Essentials ACTS/15/2004
18 Annual report from the joint ACTS/ACDS Chemicals Essentials Sub Group ACTS/16/2004
19 Current Developments ACTS/17/2004
15:15 Close of meeting
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