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RIAMS Updates February 2013

February 27, 2013
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Below is a complete update of new procedures, documents and guidance that have been added to RIAMS for February 2013. It also includes any reviews that have taken place on our existing content. 

New Procedures/Guidance
Environmental Protection – Guidance Note Mercury Abatement in Crematoria
Licensing – Performing Animals Registration
Licensing – Acupuncture, Tattooing, Semi-Permanent Skin-Colouring, Cosmetic Piercing And Electrolysis  
Licensing –  Adoptive Licensing Legislation

Reviewed Procedures
Food – Investigating Food Incidents Identified Within the Local Authority
Food – Home Slaughter of Livestock
Food – Investigating Food Alerts for Action, Product Withdrawal and Recall Information Notices from the Food Standards Agency
Food – Food Complaints
Licensing – Registration of Scrap Metal Dealers
Public Health – Blocked Private Sewers Procedures
Public Health – Repair of Defective Drains etc. Procedure
Public Health – Repair of Drains etc. Costing Less than £250 
Public Health – Statutory Nuisances Relating to Domestic Water Supplies….etc.
Public Health – Blocked Drains 

New Documents
Enforcement – Fixed Penalty Notice Template – Alternative Format
Licensing – Acupuncture, Tattooing, Semi-Permanent Skin-Colouring, Cosmetic Piercing And Electrolysis Personal Registration Application
Licensing – Acupuncture, Tattooing, Semi-Permanent Skin-Colouring, Cosmetic Piercing And Electrolysis Premises Registration Application
Pest Control – Insect Advice Sheet Ants 
Pest Control – Insect Advice Sheet Bedbugs
Pest Control – Insect Advice Sheet Bees
Pest Control – Insect Advice Sheet Cockroaches
Pest Control – Insect Advice Sheet Fleas
Pest Control – Insect Advice Sheet Flies
Pest Control – Insect Advice Sheet Lice
Pest Control – Insect Advice Sheet Mosquitos
Pest Control – Insect Advice Sheet Moths
Pest Control – Insect Advice Sheet Nuisance Pests
Pest Control – Insect Advice Sheet Stored Product Insects
Pest Control – Insect Advice Sheet Wasps
Pest Control – Rodent Advice Sheet House Mouse
Pest Control – Pest Control Risk Assessment
Pest Control – Pest Control Treatment Record

New National Policy and Guidance
Environmental Protection – 5/02(12) Statutory Guidance for Crematoria DEFRA September 2012
Health and Safety – Guidance on the implementation of the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 DH 2011
Health and Safety (England only) – Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 Information for Sunbed Businesses DH
Health and Safety (Wales only) – Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 Information for Sunbed Businesses WG 
Health and Safety (Wales only) – Guidance on the implementation of the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 (Wales) Regulations 2011 WG 2011
Housing – English Housing Survey Headline Report 2011 to 2012 CLG