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Consultation Summary

NameConsultation on proposed regulations to implement Council Directive 2010/32/EU on preventing sharps injuries in the hospital and healthcare sector
DescriptionThis consultation seeks views on the Health & Safety Executive's (HSE) proposals to introduce new regulations to protect healthcare workers against the risk of injury from sharp medical instruments. The regulations are provisionally titled The Health & Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013.
DatesFrom 8 Aug 2012 at 08:00 to 08 Nov 2012.
StatusClosed
Related Topics - IndustriesPublic sector
Related Topics - HazardsDiseases
Related Topics - Managing Health & Safety
Contact Details

Martin Dilworth
Health and Safety Executive
5.S.2 Redgrave Court
Merton Road
Bootle
Merseyside L20 7HS
Tel:  0151 951 4335
Fax:  0151 951 4575
Email:  sharpsconsultation@hse.gsi.gov.uk