Posts by L2 Business Consulting

The Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016

The Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016 (CEMFAW Regulations) came into force on the 1stJuly 2016 and requires Employers to assess the risks to employees and others from exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF), a form of non-ionising radiation in the workplace. The regulations require that when personnel may be exposed to levels of…

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Environment Agency: Regulatory Position Statement regarding Radioactive Substances Activity (RSA) Environment Permits and EU Exit

EU Exit RPS Environment Agency Logo

The Environment Agency (EA) has issued a new Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) (entitled EU Exit RPS) in relation to the United Kingdom’s planned exit from the EU in respect of radioactive substances, which is valid until 30th September 2019. Subject to an exit from the EU occurring holders of radioactive substances activity (RSA) environmental permits…

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Practical Radiological Protection and Emergency Response Training for Industrial Radiography

Practical Radiological Protection and Emergency Response Training for Industrial Radiography

L2 Business Consulting Limited has been successfully delivering classroom radiological protection training relating to industrial radiography (for X-Rays and Gamma) for 10 years as required by the Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 (IRR17) for radiography assistants, radiographers and Radiation Protection Supervisors (RPS). Whilst our classroom training has always included desktop emergency exercises, there has been increasing…

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The Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018

Further to our June 2017 Newsletter item on Scottish Regulatory Reform, the Scottish Government has now made The Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (EASR 2018) under the Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014. These new regulations come into force on 1stSeptember 2018 and will provide a new framework for the for the authorisation of regulated environmental…

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Radiation Protection Adviser Support for Radon Gas Exposure

L2 Business Consulting Limited is a RPA body recognised by HSE under the Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 (IRR17) who provide advice to Employers who undertake practices involving ionising radiation and any occupational exposure carried on in an atmosphere containing radon-222 gas at an annual average activity concentration in air exceeding 300 Bq m-3. Radon-222 gas…

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Impact of BSSD 2013 on Transport of Class 7 Dangerous Goods

CDG 2009 (as amended) regulates the transport of dangerous goods and enact the use of ADR (road) and RID (rail) frameworks in the UK, CDG 2009 also has specific sections which deal with Class 7 dangerous goods (radioactive materials), Regulation 24 and the related Schedule 2, which set out the regulatory requirements in relation to…

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The Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017

Update of UK Implementation of EU Directive 2013/59/EURATOM

The new Ionising Radiations Regulations (IRR17) have now been published and will come into force from 1st January 2018 and from this date completely revoke and supersede the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999. The new regulations build upon the system of radiological protection developed in the UK over a number of years and update it to…

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Update of UK Implementation of EU Directive 2013/59/EURATOM

Update of UK Implementation of EU Directive 2013/59/EURATOM

The timeline for the implementation of the Basic Safety Standards Directive (2013/59/EURATOM), which will be implemented in the UK by new Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17) has been updated. The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) have advised that the new regulations (IRR17) will be implemented on 1st January 2018. It is expected that from late…

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Updated European Commission Reference Document on Monitoring of Emissions to Air and Water from IED Installations

The European Commission (EC) has published the final draft reference document for Monitoring of Emissions to Air and Water from those installations covered by the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED). The IED is transposed into legislation in England and Wales by the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016, via the Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland)…

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