Archive for January, 2016

Draft Working Time Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Regulation (EU) 105/2016 (OJ:L21/74/2016) approving biphenyl-2-ol as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products for product-types 1, 2, 4, 6 and 13

This Decision approves biphenyl-2-ol as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products for product-types 1, 2, 4, 6 and 13.
The substance is approved from 1 July 2017 and expires on 30 June 2027.

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Decision 2016/108/EU (OJ:L21/83/2016) not approving 2-Butanone, peroxide as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products for product-types 1 and 2

This Decision states that 2-Butanone, peroxide, is not approved as an active substance for use in biocidal products for product types 1 and 2.

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Decision 2016/107/EU (OJ:L21/81/2016) not approving cybutryne as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products for product-type 21

This Decisions states that the substance cybutryne is not approved as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products for product type 21.

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Draft Working Time Regulations (Northern Ireland)2016

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Regulation (EU) 105/2016 (OJ:L21/74/2016) approving biphenyl-2-ol as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products for product-types 1, 2, 4, 6 and 13

This Decision approves biphenyl-2-ol as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products for product-types 1, 2, 4, 6 and 13.
The substance is approved from 1 July 2017 and expires on 30 June 2027.

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Decision 2016/108/EU (OJ:L21/83/2016) not approving 2-Butanone, peroxide as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products for product-types 1 and 2

This Decision states that 2-Butanone, peroxide, is not approved as an active substance for use in biocidal products for product types 1 and 2.

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Decision 2016/107/EU (OJ:L21/81/2016) not approving cybutryne as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products for product-type 21

This Decisions states that the substance cybutryne is not approved as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products for product type 21.

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Worker suffers cement burns on first day of work

A building products manufacturer, Stressline Limited, were fined £12,000 and ordered to pay costs of £2,121 after a worker suffered serious cement burns on his first day of work.

The 21-year-old worker was exposed to alkaline cement slurry by standing in a drainage pit with inadequate personal protective equipment which lead to him suffering from chemical burns to his feet and ankles. 

As a result of the incident, the young worker was in hospital for three weeks, requiring plastic surgery.

In a statement provided to the Court, he said: “A year after the accident my feet are scarred. My right foot is worse than my left. I find it difficult still to walk. I don’t know how my feet will improve in the long term. I wouldn't like anyone to go through what I have had to go through”.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have investigated the incident and found that the company had not appreciated that slurry from cured concrete dust posed the same risks as that from cement or wet uncured concrete. As a result, the company pleaded guilty to a breach of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.

HSE Inspector Dr Richenda Dixon said after the hearing: “The risks from concrete and cement are well known in this industry. Companies need to protect agency workers as they are as likely to have injures in the first six months of employment as in the rest of their working lives.”

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EU referendum moves closer

The European Union Referendum Act 2015, which paves the way for a referendum to be held in the UK as to whether or not the UK should remain a member of the EU, will be fully commenced on 1 February 2016.

As a result, from 1 February, the Secretary of State will be required to create regulations that appoint the day on which the referendum will be held. According to that Act, the referendum must be held before 31 December 2017 and will ask the question “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or Leave the European Union.”

The commencement of the Act means the referendum will move one step closer, as a date must now be set.

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