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CD259 – Consultation on Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended)

This consultative document seeks views on HSE’s proposed revised version of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended) Approved Code of Practice (ACOP).  The consultation seeks views on the content of the revised ACOP.

The key changes include:

  • Revision of the text to make it easier for duty holders to understand and comply with their legal duties;
  •  Revision of the text to take account of the introduction of the Classification, Labelling and Packaging Regulation (CLP);
  • Moving information on the principles of good control practice from an annex to the guidance associated with Regulation 7;
  • Clarification of the requirements of Regulation 9, relating to thorough examination and test of control measures.

View the consultative document.

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

This consultation began on 3 June and ended on 23 August 2013.

Responses should be sent by 23 August 2013 to:

Gill Smart
Health and Safety Executive
5.S.1 Redgrave Court
Merton Road
Bootle
Liverpool
L20 7HS
Email: COSHH.ACOPconsultation@hse.gov.uk
Updated 2014-01-27