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Document ID (ISN)66296
CIS number 96-706
Year 1996
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet CD101
Health and Safety Commission
Title The proposed removal of outdated textile and anthrax prevention health and safety legislation
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. 38p.
Abstract This consultation document invites views on the repeal/revocation of certain textile and anthrax prevention provisions identified during the Health and Safety Commission's review of regulations as being redundant. The legislation concerns artificial humidification, use of kiers and cotton shuttles in the textile industry and the Anthrax Prevention Order 1971. The provisions to be revoked are described along with measures for the maintenance of health and safety standards by the use of more modern legislation. A cost benefit assessment of the proposed revocation is presented.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; textile industry; legislation; anthrax
Descriptors (secondary) weaving; cost-benefit analysis; air humidification
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Textile and clothing industries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases