The minutes and Action Notes of the 29 September were agreed.
The Terms of Reference (CCRG 2000/02) were accepted.
EA: to provide a breakdown of 1999/00 hourly rate by 28
CA: to announce the hourly rate for 2000/01 within two to three weeks.
CBI: to consider alternative SME representation.
HSE: the benchmarking study should involve other organisations undertaking comparable regulatory functions and seek to explain why there are additional costs of performing statutory functions in the public sector.
All: Members were asked to provide comments to the Secretary by 4 February, 2000.
HSE: the main changes to the Guide should be highlighted up in the Introduction to the Guide so that operators were made aware of the key changes.
CA: to establish a small working group to take this issue forward. The aim is to:
Report back to members by the end of June, 2000.
HSE: reference to be made in the Guide to Charges to work recording procedures so that operators could be assured that there were systems in place to ensure accuracy of invoices.
EA: to indicate the amount of COMAH work to be undertaken
following the formal notification of establishments due to be completed by
3 February and to provide members with workload estimates within 1 month.
CA: details of outturn of COMAH chargeable work undertaken compared to the estimate would be provided at the September meeting.
All: members comments on the proposals by 18 February.
All: nominations for all representatives on the Project Board
to be made without delay
CBI: to seek a suitable nomination for the project team.
All: members were asked to comment on the proposals by the end
SPD: to send a copy of the COMAH Cost Benefit Analysis to the LPGTA.
HSE:next meeting to be held in London at the beginning of September, 2000.
For further information contact:
Mr I Travers
Hazardous Installations Directorate,
Health and Safety Executive,
St Anne's House, Bootle,
Merseyside, L20 3RA
Updated on the HSE website 3 December 2003