Proposals to amend confined spaces ACOP

This consultative document seeks your views on the revised version of the Approved Code of Practice (L101) relating to the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997. This revision follows the agreement to review such documents identified by Professor Ragnar Löfstedt.

The amends proposed are designed to bring the document up to date with regulatory and other changes and to make the understanding and use of the document easier, particularly with clarifying the definition of a confined space The amendments also accommodate suggestions made in the earlier consultation in September 2012.

The proposed amendments will be of interest to those involved in work within confined spaces, those who employ or train such people and those that represent them.

View the consultative document.

Respond to the consultation using the online questionnaire or download a form to complete.

This consultation began on 20 August and ends on 30 September 2014.

Responses should be sent by 30 September 2014 to:

Rob McGreal
Desk 51, 5SG
Health and Safety Executive
Redgrave Court
Merton Road
L20 7HS

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