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2002

CIS 03-1023 Health and Safety - The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations re-enact, with minor modifications, Statutory Instruments 1999 No.437 on the same topic (CIS 00-620), which is repealed. It is consistent with, and implements as respects Great Britain, various European Council Directives, in particular 80/1107/EEC (CIS 81-1610), Commission Directives 91/322/EEC (CIS 92-1427) and 96/94/EC (CIS 97-9), and others with a more limited scope (vinyl chloride, benzene, carcinogens etc.), Council Directive 98/24/EC on dangerous chemicals (see CIS 98-1094) and Directive 2000/54/EC on biological hazards (see CIS 03-1046). The Regulations impose duties on employers to protect employees and other persons who may be exposed to substances hazardous to health. These duties relate to: prohibition of importation (except from another EU state) of certain substances (2-naphthylamine, benzidine, 4-aminodiphenyl, 4-nitrodiphenyl, salts of these chemicals, matches made with white phosphorus); assessment of health risks; prevention, control and monitoring of exposure; health surveillance; information, instruction and training; arrangements to deal with accidents, incidents and emergencies; fumigation; exemption certificates. In the schedules: list of carcinogens; prohibition of certain substances for certain purposes; special provisions relating to biological agents; examination and testing frequency of local exhaust ventilation plant; specific substances to be monitored; medical surveillance in connection with certain substances; legislation concerned with the labelling of containers and pipes; fumigation exemptions and notifications.
HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 2002. (Also: TSO Online Bookshop, http://www.tso.co.uk/bookshop/). 27p. Illus. Price: GBP 4.50.
http://www.hmso.gov.uk/si/si2002/20022677.htm [in English]

1999

CIS 03-1518 Health and Safety - The Asbestos (Prohibitions) (Amendment) Regulations 1999 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations amend the 1992 Regulations prohibiting most uses of asbestos (see CIS 93-359), at the same time implementing in Great Britain Commission Directive 1999/77/EC (see CIS 99-1767). Among the changes introduced the Regulations change the definition of "supply" to cover the supply of asbestos for considerations other than money. The prohibition on the importation, supply and use of asbestos is extended to chrysotile. Provision is made for the granting of exemptions in the interest of national security. In annex: schedule of derogations from the prohibition on the importation, supply and use of chrysotile.
The Stationery Office Ltd (TSO), PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN, United Kingdom, 1999. 5p. Price: GBP 2.00.
http://www.legislation.hmso.gov.uk/si/si1999/19992373.htm [in English]

CIS 00-620 Health and Safety - The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1999 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations re-enact, with minor modifications, Regulations No.1994/3246 on the same topic (CIS 95-19), as amended subsequently. It is consistent with, and implements as respects Great Britain, various European Council Directives, in particular 80/1107/EEC (CIS 81-1610) and Commission Directives 91/322/EEC (CIS 92-1427) and 96/94/EC (CIS 97-9), as well as others with more limited scope (vinyl chloride, benzene, carcinogens etc.). The Regulations impose duties on employers to protect employees and other persons who may be exposed to substances hazardous to health. These duties relate to: prohibition of importation (except from another EU state) of certain substances (2-naphthylamine, benzidine, 4-aminodiphenyl, 4-nitrodiphenyl, salts of these chemicals, matches made with white phosphorus); assessment of health risks; prevention, control and monitoring of exposure; health surveillance; information, instruction and training; fumigation; exemption certificates. In the schedules: list of carcinogens; prohibition of certain substances for certain purposes; special provisions relating to biological agents; examination and testing frequency of local exhaust ventilation plant; specific substances to be monitored; medical surveillance in connection with certains substances; fumigation exemptions and notifications.
The Stationery Office Ltd., P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1999. 25p. Illus. Price: GBP 4.50.

1996

CIS 97-731 Gas - The Gas Safety (Rights of Entry) Regulations 1996 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (entry into force: 1 Nov. 1997) confer right of entry upon "public gas transporters" and "relevant authorities" to enter premises for the purpose of preventing gas escapes, examining and disconnecting "gas fittings" and related purposes.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1996. 6p. Price: GBP 1.55.

1994

CIS 95-19 Health and Safety - The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1994 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (effective 16.1.1995) replace the 1988 COSHH Regulations (CIS 89-1092), as amended in 1991 and 1992 (CIS 92-369, 93-1077). They also implement the provisions of Directive 90/679/EEC (CIS 91-29) concerning biological hazards, while revoking The Health and Safety (Dangerous Pathogens) Regulations 1981. They impose duties on employers to protect employees and other persons who may be exposed to substances hazardous to health. These duties relate to: prohibition of importation (except from another EU state) of certain substances (2-naphthylamine, benzidine, 4-aminodiphenyl, 4-nitrodiphenyl, salts of these chemicals, matches made with white phosphorus); assessment of health risks; prevention and control of exposure; control measures; monitoring exposure; health surveillance; information, instruction and training; provisions on fumigation; exemption certificates. In the appendix: exposure limits for 42 substances; prohibition of certain substances for certain purposes; examination and testing frequency of local exhaust ventilation plant used in certain processes; specific substances for which monitoring or medical surveillance is required; fumigation exemptions and notifications; definition of carcinogens; special provisions relating to biological agents (including containment measures).
HMSO Publication Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1994. 27p. Illus. Price: GBP 4.70.

1992

CIS 93-1084 Health and Safety - The Lifting Plant and Equipment (Records of Test and Examination etc.) Regulations 1992 [United Kingdom]
These regulations replace and update the particulars which must be recorded following safety tests and examinations of lifting plant and equipment (for the Guide on the interpretation of this Regulation, see CIS 93-321).
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 10p. Price: GBP 2.30.

CIS 93-359 Health and Safety - The Asbestos (Prohibitions) Regulations 1992 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (entry into force: 1 Jan. 1993) replace the Asbestos (Prohibitions) Regulations 1985, and they implement as respects Great Britain Commission Directive 91/659/EEC (see CIS 92-19) adapting to technical progress Annex I of Council Directive 76/769/EEC (CIS 92-22). The Regulations prohibit the importation, supply and use of all forms of amphibole asbestos (crocidolite, amosite, and fibrous actinolite, anthophyllite and tremolite), as well as mixtures containing any of these minerals. Asbestos spraying by any person is prohibited. The supply and use of a number of products (listed in the schedule) containing chrysotile is also prohibited.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 4p. Price: GBP 1.05.

1988

CIS 89-1092 Health and Safety - The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1988 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations impose duties on employers to protect employees and other persons who may be exposed to substances hazardous to health. These duties relate to: prohibition of importation of certains substances (2-naphthylamine, benzidine, 4-aminodiphenyl, 4-nitrodiphenyl, salts of these chemicals, matches made with white phosphorus); assessment of health risks; prevention and control of exposure; control measures; monitoring exposure at the workplace; health surveillance; information, instruction and training for persons who may be exposed to hazardous substances; provisions relating to certain fumigations; exemption certificates. In the appendix: list of exposure limits for 29 substances; prohibition of certain substances for certain purposes.
HMSO Publication Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1988. 23p. Price: GBP 3.30.

CIS 89-387 Health and Safety - The Pressure Vessels (verification) Regulation 1988 [United Kingdom]
These regulations implement those provisions of EEC Council Directives 76/767/EEC, 84/525/EEC, 84/526/EEC and 84/527/EEC which relate to the verification and inspection of pressure vessels. The regulations provide for the appointment of inspection bodies; empower them to carry out checks, examinations and tests of gas cylinders as are required for EEC verification and to affix to the gas cylinders the appropriate EEC verification marks and to issue to the manufacturer an EEC verification certificate; enable manufacturers to present gas cylinders to inspection bodies for EEC verification and to apply to the Secretary of State for a review of a decision by an inspection body refusing to affix the appropriate EEC verification mark or to issue the appropriate EEC verification certificate.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London, SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1988. 5p. Price: GBP 1.30.

1983

CIS 83-1850 The Asbestos (Licensing) Regulations 1983
Contents of these regulations (effective 1 Aug. 1984), concerning work with asbestos in the United Kingdom: definition of terms relating to asbestos; requirement of a license from the Health and Safety Executive for work with asbestos (with exceptions); requirement of regular medical examinations.
H.M. Stationery Office, 49 High Holborn, London WC1V 6HB, United Kingdom, 1983. 6p. Price: ú1.30.