HSE Consultations Hub

Welcome to the HSE Consultations Hub. This site will help you find and participate in consultations that interest you.

Recently updated consultations are displayed below. Alternatively, you can search for consultations by keyword, postcode, interest etc.

Archive: An archive of our previous consultations is available at The National Archive.

Open Consultations

  • Professional conduct rules for Registered Building Control Approvers

    About this consultation The Building Safety Regulator (BSR) will be operating as part of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) from April 2023. B uilding control professionals will have to register with the BSR to perform building control work in England. The professional conduct... More

    Closes 17 February 2023

  • Code of conduct for registered building inspectors

    About this consultation The Building Safety Regulator (BSR) will be operating as part of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) from April 2023. Building control professionals will have to register with the BSR to perform building control work in England. The code of... More

    Closes 17 February 2023

  • Revision of GB Biocidal Products Regulation Annexes II and III 

    Revision of GB Biocidal Products Regulation Annexes II and III Purpose of this consultation This consultation relates to the Great Britain Biocidal Products Regulation (GB BPR) (Regulation EU No 528/2012). GB BPR applies to the supply and use of... More

    Closes 14 March 2023

  • Managing building safety

    BSR invites views on our information document that highlights the necessary competency for those managing high-risk buildings (HRBs), including a summary of the recent British standard, publicly available specification: PAS 8673:2022 Built environment – Competence requirements... More

    Closes 24 April 2023

  • Building safety competence information for principal contractors and principal designers

    BSR invites views on our information document that highlights the necessary competency for the new principal designer (PD) and principal contractor (PC) roles, including a summary of the recent British Standards, publicly available specifications (PAS): PAS 8671:2022 Built... More

    Closes 24 April 2023

Closed Consultations

  • Building inspector Competence Framework (BICoF) consultation

    About this consultation Here you will find information about the Building Inspector Competence Framework (BICoF) from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as well as the consultation we are running on the framework. The BICoF applies to all who wish to... More

    Closed 9 December 2022

  • UK REACH Testing Proposal 006

    Substance Name : di-''isononyl'' phthalate IUPAC Name : bis(7-methyloctyl) benzene-1,2-dicarboxylate CAS Number : 28553-12-0 EC Number : 249-079-5 The hazard endpoints for which vertebrate testing was propose d ... More

    Closed 9 December 2022

  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA025-01 CrO3

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference: AFA025-01 Applicant: Surface Engineering Association Chromium Trioxide Authorisation Consortium Application type: Initial Substance name: Chromium trioxide ... More

    Closed 1 December 2022

  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA018-01 OPEO

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA018 -01 Applicant: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products GmbH Application type: Initial Substance name: 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated, ... More

    Closed 1 December 2022

  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA018-02 OPEO

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference: AFA018-02 Applicant: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products GmbH Application type: Initial Substance name: 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated, ... More

    Closed 1 December 2022