Current consultations and discussions
Take the opportunity to influence health and safety policy. Participate in the current public consultations and discussions below, and help make a difference.
- CD280 - Consultation on amendments to the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 (GSIUR)
HSE is consulting on changes to the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 (GSIUR).
Briefly the changes are:
Consultation began on 17 October 2016 and ends on 27 January 2017
- amendments to regulation 36(3) to introduce flexibility in the timing of landlords annual gas safety checks
clarify that only gas safety defects should be recorded
- disapplication for compressed natural gas (CNG) filling stations fed by a dedicated metered gas supply from the majority of the requirements of GSIUR
- amend GSIUR to incorporate the existing exemption certificate no.1 to regulation 26(9)(c)
- designation of Service Layer Engineers (SLEs) as a “member of a class of persons” under regulation 3(3)
Consultations and discussions that ended during 2016
- CD281 - Consultation on the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) (Amendment) Regulations 2017
In response to feedback received during the first public consultation held between 18 January and 25 February 2016, HSE made changes to the original proposal and now proposes to introduce a new set of regulations known as the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 2017
Consultation began on 17 October 2016 and ends on 14 November 2016
- CD278 - Consultation on the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) (Amendment) Regulations 2016
This consultation sets out proposals from HSE to amend the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984 to give effect to amendments made to the International Convention for Safe Containers 1972.
Consultation began on 18 January 2016 and ended on 26 February 2016
- CD279 – Proposed HSE Innovation Plan
This consultation invites views on HSE’s proposed Innovation Plan.
The government, as part of its productivity plan, has asked all departments to work with their regulators to publish an Innovation Plan by March 2016. The aim of the plan is to find out whether the UK regulatory framework is set up to support innovation and disruptive business models.
Consultation began on 11 January 2016 and ended on 31 January 2016.