First to go

The Government have launched its first consultation on its plans to reduce health and safety legislation by half over the next two years.

The consultation document CD238 proposes to revoke seven statutory instruments which are either redundant or have been overtaken by up to date legislation.


The legislation proposed for removal is the:
1.
Anthrax Prevention Order 1971 etc (Revocation) Regulations 2005
2.
Employment Medical Advisory Service (Factories Act Orders etc
Amendment) Order 1973
3.
Health and Safety (Foundries etc) (Metrication) Regulations 1981
4.
Non-ferrous Metals (Melting and Founding) Regulations 1962
5.
Pottery (Health and Welfare) Special Regulations 1950
6.
Pottery (Health etc) (Metrication) Regulations 1982
7.
Regulations for use of locomotives and waggons on lines and sidings in or used in connection with premises under the Factory and Workshop Act 1901 (1906) (1906 No.679)

The legislation proposed for removal is the:

1.

Anthrax Prevention Order 1971 etc (Revocation) Regulations 2005

2.

Employment Medical Advisory Service (Factories Act Orders etc

Amendment) Order 1973

3.

Health and Safety (Foundries etc) (Metrication) Regulations 1981

4.

Non-ferrous Metals (Melting and Founding) Regulations 1962

5.

Pottery (Health and Welfare) Special Regulations 1950

6.

Pottery (Health etc) (Metrication) Regulations 1982

7.

Regulations for use of locomotives and waggons on lines and sidings in or used in connection with premises under the Factory and Workshop Act 1901 (1906) (1906 No.679)


The consultation document can be accessed here.