Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2019 - Consultation on proposed Approved Code of Practice

Closed 5 Jun 2019

Opened 10 Apr 2019

Overview

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is consulting on proposed Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) that will support duty holder compliance with the new Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2019 (REPPIR).

REPPIR is being repealed and replaced as part of transposing the emergency preparedness and response requirements of the Basic Safety Standards Directive 2013 made under the Euratom Treaty. REPPIR 2019 is being made under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, and is expected to come into force 22 May 2019.

This consultation is being managed by the Office of Nuclear Regulation (ONR) on behalf of HSE. The consultation document and more information, including how to respond, can be found on the ONR website.

The consultation runs for 8 weeks, from 10 April 2019 to 05 June 2019.