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Stakeholder simplification proposals

HSE welcomes simplification proposals from stakeholders, and although it may not be possible to accept all proposals, they are given serious consideration.

Stakeholders have the opportunity to submit proposals through various tools, for example, using HSE stakeholder groups, directly to HSE officials, or via BRE’s simplification proposal website.

Since publishing the 2008 Plan, HSE has received three simplification proposals:

In July, the Institute of Directors (IoD) submitted a dossier of 269 simplification proposals to government, thirteen of these proposals related to health and safety and the health and safety system. HSE contributed to a coordinated response led by the Better Regulation Executive (BRE).

Of the thirteen proposals for HSE, most reflected general concerns about health and safety regulation as a whole, rather than specific simplification proposals to change existing health and safety legislation for which HSE has responsibility. Out of the remaining proposals:

Updated 2015-06-15