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HSC Textiles Industry Advisory Committee - Meeting 16 January 2002

(The second TEXIAC meeting open to the public)

19th meeting to be held at 10.30 am on Wednesday, 16 January 2002 at Leeds Town Hall, The Headrow, Leeds in the Sullivan Room. Refreshments served from 10am.


1. Introduction by Chairman - Andrew Porter, Chairman

2. Apologies for absence

3. Minutes of last meeting, actions and matters arising

4. Industry Committees - report by Chairman/Secretary (including Knitting Back to Work Initiative) - Oral reports

5. Textile Industry Model Safety Audit - Steve Kay, HSE Textiles Sector

6. Revitalising health and safety: discussion of strategy to improve health and safety in textiles sector - Maureen Kingman, HSE Textiles Sector

7. Physical Agents (Noise) Directive - report on European Parliament's proposals - Jeane Anderson HSE Health Directorate

8. Rehabilitation - Lesley Robertson, MMS National Ltd

9. Health Topics - Dr Frank Gallagher, HSE, EMAS

10. Discussion - Open Forum

11. Update on incidents and publications - Steve Kay, HSE Textiles Sector

12. Any other business

Published on the HSE web site 7 January 2002

Updated 2009-05-26