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  • Gas Safety (Installation and Use) (Amendment) Regulations (2018) – Post Implementation Review (Regulation 2(4) - CNG stations exemption)

    HSE is currently conducting a Post-Implementation Review of The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) (Amendment) Regulations (2018) (GSIUR) to determine whether the regulations are meeting industry needs effectively. The 2018 Amendments came into force in April 2018. The Amendment to Regulation 2(4) had the objective of exempting CNG filling stations from the majority of the requirements of GSIUR, bringing them into line with other industrial premises and providing more... More
    Closed 21 June 2022
  • Building safety reforms

    The government is introducing new building safety reforms in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. HSE is now the new Building Safety Regulator (BSR) as part of these reforms. Building control professionals and private sector building control organisations will have to register with BSR. Registration will open October 2023. BSR will expect professionals and organisations to demonstrate their competence to accept them onto the register. ... More
    Closed 31 August 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA014-01 – OPnEO/NPnEO

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA014-01 Applicant : Roche Diagnostics Limited Application type : Initial Substance name : 4-(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (Octylphenolethoxylates, OPnEO) 4-Nonylphenol, branched and linear, ethoxylated (Nonylphenolethoxylates, NPnEO) Proposed use: Use of OPnEO and NPnEO in 10 in vitro diagnostic (IVD) assays used for... More
    Closed 4 October 2022
  • BSR consultation on proposed fees and charges regulations

    The Building Safety (Fees and Charges) Regulations 202[3] and charging scheme This consultation sets out the Building Safety Regulator’s proposals for the Building Safety (Fees and Charges) Regulations and an underpinning charging scheme. We will consult on these proposals over a period of 10 weeks. The Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA22) establishes the Building Safety Regulator (BSR) within the Health and Safety Executive ( HSE). BSR ... More
    Closed 7 October 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA016-01 – MOCA

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA016-01 Applicant : Custom Moulded Polyurethane Limited (CMP Ltd) Application type : Initial Substance name : 2,2'-Dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA, MbOCA) EC Number: 202-918-9 CAS Number: 101-14-4 Annex 14 Entry Number: 27 Proposed use: Industrial use of MbOCA as a curing agent/chain... More
    Closed 20 October 2022
  • Building Advisory Committee

    The Building Safety Act 2022 has created the new Building Safety Regulator (BSR) in England. The new regulator will be part of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). BSR will advise the government on the safety and standard of all buildings. The Act includes a requirement to set up the Building Advisory Committee (BAC) to provide advice and information to BSR. BAC will assist BSR in addressing new and emerging issues across the built... More
    Closed 23 October 2022
  • BSR - Operational Standards Rules consultation

    About this consultation The Building Safety Regulator (BSR) will be operating as part of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) from April 2023. We want to hear your views on the proposed operational standards rules (OSRs) we are developing for building control bodies. We are consulting on: OSRs BSR monitoring arrangements including reportable data and key performance indicators (KPIs) for building control bodies ... More
    Closed 25 October 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA017-01 – UV-328

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference: AFA017-01 Applicant: Becton, Dickinson U.K. Limited Application type: Initial Substance name: 2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-ditertpentylphenol (UV-328) EC number: 247-384-8 CAS number: 25973-55-1 Annex 14 entry number: 51 Proposed use: Use of an imported polymer containing UV-328 as an additive for UV stabilisation in the manufacture of a mechanical separator... More
    Closed 3 November 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA019-01 MOCA

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference: AFA019-01 Applicant: LUC (UK) Limited Application type: Initial Substance name: 2,2'-dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA, MbOCA) EC Number: 202-918-9 CAS Number: 101-14-4 Proposed use: Industrial use of 2,2'-Dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA) in the manufacture of high-performance polyurethanes specifically for custom-made rollers with high reliability... More
    Closed 3 November 2022
  • REACH - Applications for authorisation AFA015-01 – MOCA

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA015-01 Applicant : Bonaprene Products Limited Application type : Initial Substance name : 2,2'-Dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA, MbOCA) EC Number: 202-918-9 CAS Number: 101-14-4 Annex 14 Entry Number: 27 Proposed use: MbOCA is used as a reactant in the manufacture of cast polyurethanes at an... More
    Closed 3 November 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA019-02 – MOCA

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA019-02 Applicant : LUC (UK) Limited Application type : Initial Substance name : 2,2'-dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA, MbOCA) EC Number: 202-918-9 CAS Number: 101-14-4 Proposed use: Industrial use of 2,2'-Dichloro-4,4'-methylenedianiline (MOCA) in the manufacture of high-performance polyurethanes specifically for... More
    Closed 3 November 2022
  • REACH - Applications for authorisation AFA022-01 CrO3

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA022-01 Applicant : TCL Manufacturing Ltd (trading as Perrin & Rowe) Application type : Initial Substance name : Chromium Trioxide EC Number: 215-607-8 CAS Number: 1333-82-0 Proposed use: Industrial use of chromium trioxide for functional chrome plating with decorative character for sanitary applications . ... More
    Closed 3 November 2022
  • UK REACH – Restriction Proposals 003 - Substances and groups of substances that pose a risk to human health if they are present in tattoo inks and permanent make-up (PMU)

    On 29 April 2021, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as the Agency for UK REACH received a request under Article 69(1) of UK REACH from the Defra Secretary of State, with the consent of the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government, to prepare an Annex 15 restriction dossier assessing the risks to humans from substances in tattoo ink and permanent make up (PMU). As of 4 January 2022, the European Union (EU) has restricted the presence of over 4000 potentially harmful substances in... More
    Closed 6 November 2022
  • UK REACH – Restriction Proposals 004 - Lead shot in ammunition

    On 29 April 2021, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as the Agency for UK REACH received a request under Article 69(1) of UK REACH from the Defra Secretary of State, with the consent of the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government, to prepare an Annex 15 restriction dossier assessing the risks to the environment and human health from lead in ammunition (projectiles). In the European Union (EU), a restriction has been adopted for lead in gunshot over wetlands (January 2021), and a... More
    Closed 6 November 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA023-01 – Cr03

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA023-01 Applicant : Borough Ltd Quality Plated Products Ltd Application type : Initial Substance name : Chromium Trioxide EC Number: 215-607-8 CAS Number: 1333-82-0 Proposed use: Industrial use of chromium trioxide for the etch pre-treatment step for functional chrome plating with decorative character... More
    Closed 17 November 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA023-02 – Cr03

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA023-02 Applicant : Aalberts Integrated Piping Systems Ltd Borough Ltd Quality Plated Products Ltd Samuel Heath and Sons plc Application type : Initial Substance name : Chromium Trioxide EC Number: 215-607-8 CAS Number: 1333-82-0 ... More
    Closed 17 November 2022
  • BSR Statutory Panel Recruitment

    Building Safety Regulator Panel Member Recruitment for Statutory Residents’ Panel Overview The Building Safety Act 2022 created the Building Safety Regulator (BSR) in England. The new regulator is part of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The Act requires BSR to set up a Statutory Residents' Panel (the panel) to ensure residents are placed at the heart of the new regulatory regime. We are... More
    Closed 22 November 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 EC Number: 215-607-8 CAS Number: 1333-82-0 Annex 14 Entry Number: 16 Proposed use: Industrial use of chromium trioxide for the... 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, 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated EC Number: - CAS Number: 9002-93-1 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated EC... 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, 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated EC Number: - CAS Number: 9002-93-1 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated EC Number: - CAS Number:... More
    Closed 1 December 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA026-01 CrO3

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA026-01 Applicant : Surface Engineering Association Chromium Trioxide Authorisation Consortium Application type : Initial Substance name : Chromium Trioxide EC Number: 215-607-8 CAS Number: 1333-82-0 Annex 14 Entry Number: 16 Proposed use: Industrial use of chromium trioxide for the functional chromium... More
    Closed 1 December 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA021-01 OPEO

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference: AFA021-01 Applicant: Becton Dickinson U.K. Limited Application type: Initial Substance name: 4-(1,1,3,3 tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (4-tert-OPnEO)) 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated EC Number: 618-344-0 CAS Number: 9002-93-1 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated EC Number: 618-541-1 ... More
    Closed 1 December 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA024-01 CrO3

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference: AFA024-01 Applicant: Surface Engineering Association Chromium Trioxide Authorisation Consortium Application type: Initial Substance name: Chromium trioxide EC Number: 215-607-8 CAS Number: 1333-82-0 Annex 14 Entry Number: 16 Proposed use: Industrial use of chromium trioxide for the... More
    Closed 1 December 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA020-01 OPEO

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference: AFA020-01 Applicant: Abbott Laboratories Limited Application type: Initial Substance name: 4-(1,1,3,3 tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (4-tert-OPnEO)) EC number: - CAS number: 9002-93-1 / 9036-19-5 Proposed use: Professional use as a surfactant, in Wash Buffer components used in conjunction with Fluorescence in Situ Hybridisation (FISH)... More
    Closed 1 December 2022
  • 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 register with the BSR as a Building Inspector, whether they work in the private or public sector. We want to know your views on our proposals. We will use your views to shape and refine the... 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 Pre-natal developmental toxicity study in a second species; rabbits (using OECD Test guideline 414) Parties concerned are invited to provide scientifically valid... More
    Closed 9 December 2022
  • 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 rules sets out standards of professional conduct and practice that registered building control approvers are expected to meet. They are at the heart of a newly regulated building control profession –... More
    Closed 19 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 conduct sets out standards of professional conduct and practice that registered building inspectors are expected to meet. They are at the heart of a newly regulated building control profession – one in... More
    Closed 19 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 biocidal products. Biocidal products are products that control harmful organisms, and include insecticides, rodenticides, wood preservatives, anti-fouling coatings on ships, disinfectants, and hand... More
    Closed 14 March 2023
  • UK REACH – Terphenyl, hydrogenated RMOA – Call for evidence

    The UK REACH work programme for 2022/23 states that the Agency for UK REACH will carry out an assessment to decide if it should recommend that terphenyl, hydrogenated is added to Annex 14 (the Authorisation List ) of UK REACH. This assessment will take the form of a Regulatory Management Options Analysis (RMOA). This call for evidence aims to gather information and evidence that will support the preparation of this RMOA. We are keen to obtain GB specific... More
    Closed 8 April 2023
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