Catalogue description Health and Safety Commission: Circulated Papers and Memoranda

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Reference: EF 7
Title: Health and Safety Commission: Circulated Papers and Memoranda

This series contains material, including circulars and memoranda, relating to the establishment of the Health and Safety Commission, its organisation, administration and procedures, and to its responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974. Included are papers on the reorganisation of the Factory Inspectorate.

Also present is material relating to the commission's policy on consultation and liaison with local authorities, its advisory services and committees, health and safety training, safety representatives and committees, research, the inspection of mines and mine regulations, safety in the offshore petroleum and gas industries, nuclear installations, and hazardous substances and their transport.

The series also contains files on the commission's responsibility for the Employment Medical Advisory Service and for appointments to the Mining Qualifications Board and the Safety in Mines Research Advisory Board, and evidence submitted to the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution.

Date: 1974-2002
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 5304 file(s)
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

Health and Safety Commission, Health and Safety Executive , from 1989

Accruals: Series is accruing
Unpublished finding aids:

Key to abbreviations is available at the Public Record Office

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