Environment, Health and Safety Policy
RSC responses to consultation documents and proposed legislation concerning environment, health and safety issues.
24 June 2010
The RSC believes that regular review of regulation is necessary and that it should include stakeholder consultation.
Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution - Topics for a future study
30 July 2010
The 'Impacts of low carbon energy generation', and 'Sustainable use of phosphate' should be high priority RCEP study topics.
04 May 2010
The RSC favours maintaining the current National Strategy and Action Plans
04 August 2009
Note attempts to clarify the RSC view on this issue and to provide a rationale for the use of the 'Precautionary Principle'
15 May 2009
Findings of a Discussion Meeting Convened by the Royal Society of Chemistry's Toxicology Group
05 October 2008
Royal Society of Chemistry supports an evaluation system that continues to be based on a proper scientific risk assessment
24 October 2006
Submission to the CST on the Government's response to the RS and RAEng report "Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies:opportunities and uncertainties"
01 February 2006
The RSC's submission to the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology report "Scientific Advice, Risk and Evidence: How Government handles them"
14 December 2004
Summary from a workshop exploring how chemical substitution could work in practice within the context of the REACH Regulation
07 June 2004
RSC submission to Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
30 May 2004
RSC submission to Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Scottish Executive, the Welsh Assembly and the Northern Ireland Department of the Environment
21 July 2003
RSC response from the Environment, Health & Safety Committee
04 September 2002
RSC response to Environment Agency consultation
20 July 2002
RSC response to HSC Discussion Document
Contact and Further Information
Dr Steven Lipworth
Health, Safety and Environment Policy Adviser
Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7440 3337
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7734 1227