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Working Group on Action to Control Chemicals (WATCH)

WATCH no longer meet

WATCH is a Government Scientific Advisory Committee and is the scientific and technical subcommittee of HSC’s Advisory Committee on Toxic Substances (ACTS).

This information is a record of previous WATCH meetings available from The National Archive. You will be directed to The National Archive if you follow any of the links listed in this table.

Agendas, papers and minutes

Agendas Papers Minutes
18 October 2012
20 June 2012
21 February 2012
25 October 2011
Solvent Red (dye used in non-destructive testing of metal components – Stuart Wilkinson from Keystone will update the Committee on the supply chain and use situation for products containing Solvent Red. Burden of occupational cancer in the UKLong Latency Health Risks in Foundries Project - background and current standing of the project Dustiness of flour dust – Gareth Evans of HSL will give a presentation on the factors affecting the dustiness of flour dust Asbestos: Further work on measurement/monitoring Low toxicity dust: Electronic consultation of papers relating to Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive – members’ views on the processPublic Consultation on proposed changes to the Asbestos Regulations
30th June meeting was cancelled and the next meeting will be held on 25th October 2011
24 February 2011

Asbestos: finalisation and confirmation of the position statement of WATCH following the Oct 2010 meeting and subsequent e-mail consultation

Metalworking fluids (MWFs) and respiratory disease: presentation from David Neadle, chairman of the UK Lubricants Association (UKLA) MWF Product Stewardship Group, on the chemical formulation of MWFs – plus update on the overall programme of work on this issue. 

Burden of occupational cancer in UK and the HSE/UK cancer/carcinogens intervention programme

27 October 2010
Next meeting to be held on 27 October 2010
23 February 2010
9 June 2010 meeting cancelled
Next meeting to be held on 27 October 2010
10 November 2009
12 June 2009
24 February 2009
23 - 24 October 2008
Futures (Horizon Scanning) SCOEL activities
17 June 2008
14 February 2008
7 & 8 November 2007
19 June 2007
22 February 2007
9 & 10 November 2006
20 June 2006
1 February 2006
5/6 October 2005
5 May 2005
13 January 2005
10 June 2004
18 March 2004
19 September 2002
Updated 2020-11-20