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CD250Consultation on proposals for an Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) on Safety in Ports

This Consultative Document sets out proposals from HSE to to publish an Approved Code of Practice on Safety in Ports which gives advice on the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and replaces the existing Approved Code of Practice on Safety in Docks (COP25). This consultation provides an opportunity to comment on whether the draft ACOP text reflects the modern workplace, modern working practices and the preferred method of compliance. The proposed publication will also provide guidance and signposting to more detailed freely available industry guidance.

View the consultative document.

Respond to the consultation using the online questionnaire or download a Word form.

This consultation began on 09 April 2013 and ended on 22 May 2013.

Jason Cole
Health and Safety Executive
Rose Court
2 Southwark Bridge
Fax: 020 7556 3677
Updated 2019-04-30