Assessment Number

Lead Dept

Title of the Measure

Purpose of the Measure

Date the measure is due to come in force

Impact Assessment Link

HSE0068

HSE

Health and Safety at Work etc. Act (Application Outside Great Britain) Order 2013

To ensure that certain high risk offshore work activities (e.g. the construction of wind farms beyond Great Britain’s territorial waters) are subject to the Health and Safety etc. Act 1974 (HSWA).

 April – 2013

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HSE0073

HSE

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (ERR) Bill – Strict Liability Amendments

To remove the employers’ strict liability for injuries to employers in the work place. This implements one of Professor Löfstedt’s recommendations.

 April – 2013

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HSE0074

HSE

Amendment to Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations1981

To remove the requirement for HSE to approve training providers and qualifications of appointed first-aid personnel. This implements one of Professor Löfstedt’s recommendations.

 April – 2013

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HSE0069

HSE

Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Repeals, Revocations and Amendment) Regulations 2013

To remove fourteen legislative measures, which cover Celluloid and Cinematographic Film, Construction Head Protection, Notification of Conventional Tower Cranes, Notification of Installations Handling Hazardous Substances, Gasholders (Record of Examinations) order, Docks (subject to approval), Shipbuilding and Ship-repairing and Metrication. These implement Professor Löfstedt’s recommendations.

 April – 2013

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HSE0067

HSE

The Identification and Traceability of Explosives Regulations 2013

To implement EU requirements with respect to the marking of explosives with a unique identification code by manufactures and place record-keeping duties on others involved in the supply chain of these explosives.

 April – 2013

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HSE0075

HSE

Provisionally titled Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013

To implement the Sharps Directive (2010/32/EU) concerned
with preventing injuries from medical sharps and applies to work in the hospital and healthcare sector.

 May – 2013

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