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Consultation Documents

Consultation Summary

NameProposals to amend regulations on explosives; to revoke obsolete local mining regulations; and to correct an omission in the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
DescriptionA consultative document proposing amendments to explosives legislation intended to reduce paperwork for the police and holders of explosives certificate; and to address issues in the Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations that have come to light since the regulations came into force in 2005. The proposals also include the revocation of 224 sets of obsolete local mining regulations and a minor amendment to correct an omission in the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Consultation ends 1 February 2008.
DatesFrom 12 Nov 2007 to 1 Feb 2008 at 23:59.
StatusClosed
Related Topics - IndustriesExtractive industries
Related Topics - HazardsFire and explosion
Related Topics - Managing Health & Safety
Contact Details

If you have any questions, please contact

Cherone Ashdown
Mines, Quarries and Explosives Policy
Health and Safety Executive,
7NW Rose Court
2 Southwark Bridge
London SE1 9HS

Tel:    020 7717 6262
Fax:    020 7717 6690
E mail: explosives.policy@hse.gsi.gov.uk