Consultation on revised Approved Code of Practice – Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

Consultation opened on 24 January 2014. Closing date 21 April 2014.

Summary

This consultative document sets out proposals from HSENI to approve for use in Northern Ireland an updated Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) on the “Control of Substances Hazardous to Health” published by the Health and Safety Executive in Great Britain.

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Consultation description

This consultative document sets out proposals from HSENI to approve for use in Northern Ireland an updated Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) on the “Control of Substances Hazardous to Health” published by the Health and Safety Executive in Great Britain.

The ACOP outlines the preferred or recommended methods that can be used to comply with the Regulations and the accompanying guidance also provides advice on achieving compliance, such as the control of carcinogenic substances or those causing occupational asthma, monitoring control measures and conducting health surveillance. 

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