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RIAMS Updates January 2015

February 5, 2015
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bingoThere have been over 100 updates to RIAMS content this month, including reviews in the Food and Environmental Protection Knowledge Areas and lots of new Licensing and Planning information. All major updates are also now shown on the RIAMS home page in the green What’s New section. In order to keep up to date with developments in your area, go to My Account > My Notifications to receive periodic update emails to suit you. 

New Procedures
Environmental Protection: Amendment or Revocation of an Air Quality Management Area

Reviewed Procedures
Administration: Customer Service Complaints
Enforcement: Enforcement Policy Procedure
Enforcement: Authorisation of Officers
Environmental Protection: Review and Assessment of Local Air Quality
Environmental Protection: Declaring an Air Quality Management Area
Environmental Protection: Dark Smoke: From Chimneys
Environmental Protection: Responding to Domestic and Commercial Kerosene (heating/fuel oil) Leaks and Spills
Environmental Protection: Chemical Spills
Environmental Protection: Pollution of Controlled (Inland) Waters
Environmental Protection: Dark Smoke: From Chimneys
Environmental Protection: Identifying Potentially Contaminated Land
Environmental Protection: Environmental Damage: Prevention and Remediation Regulations – Land Damage
Environmental Protection: Investigating Potentially Contaminated Land
Food: Determination of Shelf Life
Food: Detention and Seizure of Food
Food: Illegal Slaughter
Food: Food Incidents: Freezer Breakdowns
Food: Generic Food Safety Management Systems
Food: Assessment of Food Safety Management Systems
Food: Food Hygiene Emergency Prohibition Notices
Health and Safety: Legionella Outbreak Investigations
Health and Safety: Accident Investigations
Licensing: House to House Collections
Licensing: Licensing of a New Zoo
Licensing: Zoo Exemption from Licensing
Licensing: Renewal of a Zoo Licence
Licensing: Application for a Zoo Inspection Dispensation Under Section 14(1)(b) Zoo Licensing Act 1981
Licensing: Application for a Zoo Inspection Dispensation under Section 14(2) Zoo Licensing Act 1981
Licensing: Hypnotism Authorisation
Licensing: Street Collections
Planning: Section 215 Power for Buildings and Neglected Sites
Planning: Breach of Condition Notices
Public Health: Bracken Spraying
Public Health: Radon Procedure

New Documents
Licensing: Application to Renew a Personal Licence Home Office

Reviewed Documents
Enforcement: General Authorisation Model
Environmental Protection: Public Information: Sound Advice on Noise WAG
Health and Safety: Risk Assessment A Brief Guide to Controlling Risks in the Workplace INDG 163 HSE
Health and Safety: Working Alone: Health and Safety Guidance on the Risks of Lone Working HSE INDG73 (Revision 3)
Planning: Town and Country Planning Act Section 215 Follow up Letter
Planning: Town and Country Planning Act Section 215 Initial Letter
Planning: Town and Country Planning Act Section 215 Letter to Accompany Notice
Planning: Town and Country Planning Act Section 215 Notice
Planning: Town and Country Planning Act Section 215 Section 330 Notice Requiring Information

New Guidance Notes
Public Health: Guidance Note: Fuel Poverty and Health

Reviewed Guidance
Administration: Emergency Planning
Environmental Protection: Air Quality Management Guidance Notes
Food: Implementation of Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004  Approval of Premises as Wild Game Handling Establishments
Licensing: Adoptive Licensing Legislation
Planning: Guidance Note: Breach of Conditions
Public Health: Guidance Note: Health and Wellbeing Boards
Public Health: Guidance Note: Joint Strategic Needs Assessment
Public Health: Guidance Note Public Health Outcomes Framework

New NPGs
Food: Safer Food Better Business FSA
Food: Safe Catering FSA Northern Ireland
Food
: CookSafe FSA Scotland
Food
: HACCP Review and Guidance Manual Meat Training Council
Health and Safety: RIDDOR HSE
Health and Safety: Reporting Accidents and Incidents at Work INDG453(rev 1)
Health and Safety: Legionnaires Disease Guidance Data and Analysis
Housing: Guidance for Local Authorities on The Redress Schemes for Lettings Agency Work and Property Management Work (Requirement to Belong to a Scheme etc.)(England) Order 2014 CLG
Licensing: Zoo Licensing Act 1981 – Guide to the Act’s provisions Defra 2012
Licensing: Zoos Expert Committee Handbook 2012
Licensing: Secretary of State’s Standards of Modern Zoo Practice Defra 2012
Licensing: National Assembly for Wales Standards of Modern Zoo Practice
Licensing: Chuggers Face-to-face Charity Fundraising Parliamentary Briefing Note 2013 SN/HA/6027
Pest Control: Code of Practice for the Use of Vertebrate Traps NPAP CIEH 2014
Public Health: Radon and Public Health Public Health England

Updated NPGs
Administration: Guidance on Management of Unreasonable Complainant Behaviour Local Government Ombudsman January 2014
Administration: Policy on the Management of Unreasonable Complainant Behaviour Local Government Ombudsman 2014
Administration: Remedies Guidance on Good Practice Local Government Ombudsman 2014
Food: Food Law Code of Practice (Wales) FSA July 2013
Food: The Wild Game Guide, Food Standards Agency 2011
Health and Safety: Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (6th edition) ACOP HSE 2013
Health and Safety: Work with Materials Containing Asbestos ACOP (L143) HSE 2013 
Licensing: AGC Inspection Guide v3
Licensing: Alcohol Licensed Premises Inspection Guide v3
Licensing: Betting Inspection Guide v3
Licensing: Bingo Inspection Guide v3
Licensing: Casino Converted Inspection Guide v3
Licensing: Casino Large Inspection Guide v3
Licensing: Casino Small Inspection Guide v3
Licensing: FEC Inspection Guide v3
Licensing: Tracks Inspection Guide v3
Licensing: Unlicensed FEC Inspection Guide v3
Licensing: AGC Premises Information template v3
Licensing: Alcohol Licensed Premises Premises Information template v3
Licensing: Betting Premises Information template v3
Licensing: Bingo Premises Information template v3
Licensing: Casino Converted Premises Information template v3
Licensing: Casinos Large Premises Information template v3
Licensing: Casinos Small Premises Information template v3
Licensing: FEC Premises Information template v3
Licensing: Tracks Premises Information template v3
Licensing: Unlicensed FEC Premises Information template v3
Licensing: LA Outcome letter 1
Licensing: LA Outcome letter 2
Licensing: LA Outcome letter 3

New Formatted Notices
Housing: Final Empty Dwelling Management Order (EDMO) to Replace an Existing Final EDMO
Housing: Final Empty Dwelling Management Order (EDMO) to Replace an Interim EDMO

Reviewed Notices
Enforcement: MS36 Warrant to Enter Premises
Planning: Town and Country Planning Act Section 215 Notice