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RIAMS Updates July 2014

July 31, 2014
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light bulbThere have been over 65 updates to RIAMS content this month, including guidance notes and procedures on Licensing reviews and closures, lots of new and revised guidance in the Environmental Protection module (with more to come), five new notices relating to HMOs and the inclusion of all the current FSA audit summaries in the Food section.

New Procedures
Environmental Protection – Nitrogen Dioxide Diffusion Tube Monitoring

Reviewed Procedures
Licensing: Personal Licence Authorisation
Licensing: Environmental Health as a Responsible Authority under the Licensing Act 2003
Licensing: Premises Reviews and Closures (Environmental Health)
Licensing: Processing Premises Licence Reviews and Closures (Licensing Officers)
Licensing: Inspections of Licensed Premises

Reviewed NPGS
Environmental Protection – 6/07 (11) – Printing and coating of metal packaging (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/08 (11) – Textile and fabric coating and finishing (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/14 (11) – Film coating (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/15 (11) – Coating in drum manufacturing and reconditioning (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/16 (11) – Printing (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/17 (11) – Printing of flexible packaging (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/18 (11) – Paper coating (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/20 (11) – Paint application in vehicle manufacturing (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/22 (11) – Leather finishing (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/23 (11) – Coating of metal and plastic (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/28 (11) – Rubber (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/32 (11) – Adhesive coating including footwear manufacturing (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/33 (11) – Wood coating (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/40 (11) – Coating and recoating of aircraft and aircraft components (Revised June 2013)
Environmental Protection – 6/41 (11) – Coating and recoating of rail vehicles (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/43 (11) – Formulation and finishing of pharmaceutical products (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/44 (11) – Manufacture of coating materials (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/45 (11) – Surface cleaning (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/46 (11) – Dry cleaning (Revised June 2014)
Environmental Protection – 6/47 (11) – Original coating of road vehicles and trailers (replaces PG 6/34a (06) (Revised June 2014)
Food – Health Protection Regulations 2010 Toolkit CIEH 2011
Food: E. coli O157: Control of Cross-Contamination Guidance for Food Business Operators and Enforcement Authorities FSA
Licensing: Guidance Note: Licensing Act 2003 Terminology

New Documents
Environmental Protection – Nitrogen Dioxide Diffusion Tube Location Checklist
Food: Introduction to Audit Summaries
Food: Cheshire East Borough Council Delivery and Compliance Audit
Food: Elmbridge Borough Council Delivery and Compliance Audit
Food: East Hertfordshire District Council Delivery and Compliance Audit
Food: Fareham Borough Council Delivery and Compliance Audit
Food: Hertsmere Borough Council Delivery and Compliance Audit
Food: Horsham District Council Delivery and Compliance Audit
Food: St Albans City and District Council Delivery and Compliance Audit
Food: Swale Borough Council Delivery and Compliance Audit
Food: Waverley Borough Council Delivery and Compliance Audit
Food: FSA10E West Oxfordshire District Council Delivery and Compliance Audit
Housing: Application by Local Housing Authority for a Rent Repayment Order
Housing: Application by Occupier for a Rent Repayment Order

New NPGs
Enforcement –– Reform of Anti-social Behaviour Powers Draft Guidance for Frontline Professionals October 2013 Home Office
Enforcement: Guidance Note: Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 Overview
Enforcement: Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 Reform of Anti-social Behaviour Powers Statutory Guidance for Frontline Professionals July 2014 Home Office 
Environmental Crime – Who is Responsible for What in Animal Welfare? An Advice Guide on Reporting Different Animal-related Issues CIEH RSPCA LGA
Environmental Protection: Lighting in the Countryside Towards Good Practice ODPM 2007
Environmental Protection: Mercury in Certain Energy-saving Light Bulbs 
Environmental Protection: Mercury in Compact Fluorescent Lamps 
Environmental Protection: Maine Compact Fluorescent Lamp Breakage Study Report Feb 2008 
Environmental Protection: Factsheet on mercury and compact fluorescent lamps 2010 
Environmental Protection: Opinion on Mercury in Certain Energy Saving Light Bulbs 
Environmental Protection: Cleaning up a Broken CFL
Licensing – Below Cost Sales for Alcohol ACS Advice LGA 
Licensing – Managing World Cup Success Advice for Licensees showing World Cup 2014 Games LGA

New Notices
Formatted Notices – HMO Declaration
Formatted Notices – HMO Declaration Revocation
Housing: HMO Proposal to Grant a Licence
Housing: HMO Licence Approval
Housing – HMO Declaration Refusal to Revoke

Reviewed Notices
Housing – HMO Declaration Revocation Notice
Housing – HMO Declaration Section 255 Notice
Housing – Housing Improvement Notice Variation
Public Health: The Private Water Supplies Regulations 2009 Regulation 18 Notice
Public Health: Water Industry Act 1991, Section 85 Notice to Obtain Information
Public Health: Water Industry Act 1991 Section 80 Notice of Threatened Unwholesomeness or Inefficiency of a Private Water Supply