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NameConsultation on the transposition of Directive 2013/35/EU on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents - electromagnetic fields (EMF)
DescriptionThis consultation relates to implementation of Directive 2013/35/EU on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields). This is often referred to as the EMF Directive. HSE is proposing to introduce the 'Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016' to transpose the requirements of this Directive not already covered by existing legislation. The consultation seeks views on: the proposed transposition approach and regulations; the draft EMF guidance produced to support the new regulations; and views on the initial assessment of the costs and benefits of the proposed changes.
DatesFrom 20 Oct 2015 at 09:00 to 03 Dec 2015.
StatusClosed
Related Topics - Industries
Related Topics - HazardsRadiation
Related Topics - Managing Health & Safety
Contact Details

Radiation Policy Team
Health and Safety Executive
2.1 Redgrave Court
Merton Road,
Bootle
Merseyside L20 7HS

E-mail: emfconsultation@hse.gsi.gov.uk