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  • 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... More
    Closed 31 August 2022
  • 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... More
    Closed 21 June 2022
  • Gas Safety (Installation and Use) (Amendment) Regulations (2018) – Post Implementation Review – Regulation 36 – Duties of Landlords

    The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) (Amendment) Regulations (2018) are being reviewed now. Stakeholders from the housing, and gas installation and maintenance sectors are providing feedback so that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) can ensure the regulations are meeting... More
    Closed 21 June 2022
  • Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 – Post Implementation Review

    The Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 are being reviewed now. Stakeholders across a range of sectors are providing feedback so that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) can ensure the regulations are meeting industry needs effectively. These regulations help keep thousands of... More
    Closed 30 May 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA006-01 – TCE

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA006-01 Applicant: ENTEK International Limited Application type: Review Report Substance name: Trichloroethylene (TCE) EC Number: 201-167-4 CAS Number: 79-01-6 ... More
    Closed 12 May 2022
  • UK REACH – SBAA RMOA - Call for evidence

    The UK REACH work programme for 2021/22 states that we will assess all the substances that have been submitted for identification as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) in EU REACH at the time the work programme was published (if they are not already on the UK REACH Candidate List) and... More
    Closed 10 April 2022
  • UK REACH – PDDP RMOA - Call for evidence

    The UK REACH work programme for 2021/22 states that we will assess all the substances that have been submitted for identification as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) in EU REACH at the time the work programme was published (if they are not already on the UK REACH Candidate List) and... More
    Closed 10 April 2022
  • UK REACH – DOTL RMOA - Call for evidence

    The UK REACH work programme for 2021/22 states that we will assess all the substances that have been submitted for identification as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) in EU REACH at the time the work programme was published (if they are not already on the UK REACH Candidate List) and... More
    Closed 10 April 2022
  • UK REACH – 1,4-dioxane RMOA - Call for evidence

    The UK REACH work programme for 2021/22 states that we will assess all the substances that have been submitted for identification as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) in EU REACH at the time the work programme was published (if they are not already on the UK REACH Candidate List) and... More
    Closed 10 April 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA007-01 – OPEO/NPEO

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA007-01 Applicant : IDEXX Laboratories Limited Application type : Initial Substance name : Annex 14, entry 42 - 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated... More
    Closed 25 March 2022
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA005-01 – OPEO

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA005-01 Applicant : Abbott Laboratories Limited Application type : Initial Substance name : Annex 14, entry 42 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated [covering... More
    Closed 25 March 2022
  • CD291 - Revision of the Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996

    Purpose of this consultation This consultation relates to the review of the Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996 (GSMR). These regulations apply to the conveyance of natural gas (majority methane and can include ethane, nitrogen, propane and carbon dioxide) through pipes to... More
    Closed 21 March 2022
  • UK REACH – PFAS RMOA - Call for evidence

    The UK, Welsh and Scottish Governments have asked HSE and the Environment Agency to prepare a regulatory management options analysis (RMOA) for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). This RMOA will investigate the risks posed by PFAS and recommend the best approach to protect human... More
    Closed 30 January 2022
  • UK REACH Testing Proposal 005

    Substance name : (E)-N-{6-[(E)-({2-[2-(heptan-3-yl)-1,3-oxazolidin-3-yl]ethoxy}(hydroxy)methylidene)amino]hexyl}{2-[2-(heptan-3-yl)-1,3-oxazolidin-3-yl]ethoxy}carboximidic acid CAS Number : 140921-24-0 EC Number : 925-259-5 The hazard endpoints... More
    Closed 6 December 2021
  • REACH - Publication of HSE’s draft recommendation 2021 for Annex 14 (the Authorisation List) - Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP)

    Draft recommendation (2021) for inclusion of substances in Annex 14 of UK REACH Periodically, HSE is required to recommend priority substances to be included on the authorisation list (Annex 14) of UK REACH. Before submitting this recommendation, HSE is required to make it... More
    Closed 30 November 2021
  • REACH - Publication of HSE’s draft recommendation (2021) for Annex 14 (the Authorisation List) - Disodium octaborate

    Draft recommendation (2021) for inclusion of substances in Annex 14 of UK REACH Periodically, HSE is required to recommend priority substances to be included on the authorisation list (Annex 14) of UK REACH. Before submitting this recommendation, HSE is required to make it... More
    Closed 30 November 2021
  • Panel Member Recruitment for Interim Residents’ Panel

    As part of the planned building safety reforms, HSE must set up a Residents’ Panel. This will give residents an ongoing voice to help shape the work of the new Building Safety Regulator (BSR) in England. Meanwhile, we’re setting up an Interim Residents’ Panel that will... More
    Closed 2 November 2021
  • UK REACH – restriction proposals 002 - Call for evidence: substances in tattoo inks and permanent make-up (PMU)

    We are gathering information and evidence to support the development of a UK REACH restriction dossier (report) on risks to human health arising from the use of certain pigments and other substances in tattoo ink and permanent make-up (PMU). UK REACH came into force at the end of the EU exit... More
    Closed 2 November 2021
  • UK REACH – restriction proposals 001 - Questions for the call for evidence for the lead shot ammunition

    We are gathering information and evidence to support the development of a UK REACH restriction dossier (report) on risks to the environment and human health of the use of lead in ammunition (projectiles) in all habitats in Great Britain (GB; England, Scotland, Wales). Military and non-civilian... More
    Closed 22 October 2021
  • UK REACH Testing Proposal 002

    Substance name : 2,2-dimethyl-3-oxopropyl dodecanoate CAS Number : 102985-93-3 EC Number : 468-880-2 The hazard endpoint for which vertebrate testing was proposed Long term toxicity to fish using OECD Guideline 210 (Fish,... More
    Closed 30 September 2021
  • UK REACH Testing Proposal 004

    Substance name : 1-(4-(acetyloxy)-3-((acetyloxy)methyl)phenyl)ethenone CAS Number : 24085-06-1 EC Number : 921-042-4 The hazard endpoint for which vertebrate testing was proposed Genetic toxicity in vivo (using OECD Guideline 474:... More
    Closed 30 September 2021
  • UK REACH Testing Proposal 003

    Substance name : hexyl salicylate CAS Number : 6259-76-3 EC Number : 228-408-6 The hazard endpoint for which vertebrate testing was proposed Sub-chronic toxicity in the rat (90-day): oral (using OECD Test Guideline 408) ... More
    Closed 30 September 2021
  • UK REACH Testing Proposal 001

    Substance name : 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dimethyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate CAS Number : 57583-35-4 EC Number : 260-829-0 The hazard endpoint for which vertebrate testing was proposed Genetic toxicity in vivo ... More
    Closed 30 September 2021
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA002-01 – OPEO

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA002-01 Applicant : MeiraGTX UK II Limited Application type : Initial Substance name : 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (4-tert-OPnEO) EC Number : ... More
    Closed 8 September 2021
  • CD290 - Consultation on proposed minor administrative changes to the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015

    This Consultation relates to administrative changes to the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH) which are required because of the dissolution of Public Health England (PHE). The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) consults stakeholders to seek their views on its... More
    Closed 27 August 2021
  • GB CLP 001 - Cinmethylin - GB MCL proposal

    Article 37A ( GB mandatory classification and labelling of substances) proposal: GBCLP 001 Substance name: Cinmethylin (ISO); rac-(1R,2S,4S)-1-methyl-4-(1-methylethyl)-2-[(2-methylphenyl)methoxy]-7-oxabicyclo[2.2.1]heptane CAS Number: 87818-31-3 EC Number: ... More
    Closed 20 August 2021
  • CD289 - Amendments to the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 consultation

    The proposed changes to The Personal Protective Equipment at Work 1992 Regulations (PPER) In November 2020, a court judgment found that the UK had failed to adequately transpose aspects of two EU Directives into domestic law - Article 8(4) and 8(5) of EU Directive 89/391/EEC... More
    Closed 17 August 2021
  • PPP 001 - Cinmethylin DAR

    Consultation number: PPP 001 Consultation on the first GB approval of the new active substance cinmethylin Deadline for comments: +60 days from publication date (19.07.21). This consultation relates to GB's Draft Assessment Report (DAR) for the new active substance... More
    Closed 19 July 2021
  • REACH – Applications for authorisation AFA001-01 – Review Report

    Public consultation on alternatives Reference : AFA001-01 Applicant : Rolls-Royce PLC Application type : Review report Substance name : Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) EC Number : 204-211-0 CAS Number... More
    Closed 6 July 2021
  • CD288 - Consultation Questionnaire on the amendments to Mines Regulations 2014 (MR2014)

    Consultation by the Health and Safety Executive This Consultation relates to proposed amendments to the Mines Regulations 2014 (MR2014) to apply a new binding limit for respirable crystalline silica (RCS) of 0.1mg/m 3 below ground in coal mines. MR2014 impose duties on... More
    Closed 2 December 2019
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