consultations

17th May 2024

Consultation on changes to UK REACH

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is consulting on proposals to amend the current transitional provisions under UK REACH for submitting registration information to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The consultation also includes proposals for changes to the restriction and reporting process, as well as proposals to introduce further protections against unnecessary animal testing.  Consultation closes 11th June.  https://consult.defra.gov.uk/reach-policy/atrm-consultation/

11th April 2024

Environment Agency consultation

The Environment Agency is consulting on changes to charges for regulating materials facilities operations at waste permitted sites.  Consultation closes on 5th June. https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/environment-and-business/ea-charge-proposals-for-mf/

16th February 2024

Consultation on guidance for managing rail staff fatigue

The Office Road and Rail is consulting on draft guidance for managing rail staff fatigue.  Consultation published 9th February and closes 8th  March. https://www.orr.gov.uk/search-consultations/consultation-draft-guidance-managing-rail-staff-fatigue The guidance aims to help interpretation of the Railway and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006, ROGS 2006, and other legal requirements relevant to fatigue.