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Repeals, revocations and amendments to health and safety law.

Posted by Trevor Wagland on 9 April 2013 | 0 Comments

Published by Trevor Wagland 9th April 2013

Repeals, revocations and amendments to health and safety law.

As of April 6th 2013 a number of health and safety regulations have been repealed, revoked or amended. Most of these will have no effect on your organisation or work practise but may be worth having a look at just to see if you need to amend any policies for wording.

Here is a list of the regulations affected.

• Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act 1922
• Gasholders (Record of Examinations) Order 1938
• Shipbuilding and Ship-repairing Regulations 1960
• Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act 1922 (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations 1974
• Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act 1922 (Exemptions) Regulations 1980
• Gasholders and Steam Boilers (Metrication) Regulations 1981
• Locomotives etc Regulations 1906 (Metrication) Regulations 1981
• Notification of Installations Handling Hazardous Substances Regulations 1982
• Docks, Shipbuilding etc (Metrication) Regulations 1983
• Construction (Head Protection) Regulations 1989
• Notification of Installations Handling Hazardous Substances (Amendment) Regulations 2002
• Notification of Conventional Tower Cranes Regulations 2010
• Notification of Conventional Tower Cranes (Amendment) Regulations 2010

For more information on this you can visit the HSE page here:
http://www.hse.gov.uk/legislation/repeals-revocations.htm