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RIAMS Content Updates

March 1, 2017
RIAMS Development News

Over the past month, we have made the updates and amendments to the following procedures

New Private Water Supplies procedure
A new procedure has been added for England and Wales into Public Health / Procedures / Water Supplies / Private Water Supplies / Parameters of Interest folder. The procedure is entitled Radioactive Contaminants of Interest to Private Water Supplies PHP92.

New Environmental Crime National Policy and Guidance content
New content has been added into Environmental Crime / National Policy and Guidance / Waste Collection and Handling folder for England and Wales. The documents are entitled:
Guidance – Fixed Penalty Notices: Issuing and Enforcement by Councils ECNG73
Waste Collection Technical Guidance ECNG74
Classifying Different Types of Waste ECNG75
Guidance – Decide if a Material is Waste or not: General Guide ECNG76
Waste Duty of Care. Code of Practise ECNG77

New Licensing Documents
Two new documents have been added to the Licensing / Documents / Taxi Licensing folder.
Pro-forma Request for Information from Home Office’s Evidence and Enquiry Unit LS135
Pro-forma Referral Form for Notification to Home Office of Refusal, Suspension or Revocation on Immigration Grounds LS136.

The following documents have been updated. The list below gives a short summary of any changes made.
Administration
The following procedures have been reviewed and no changes were needed.
Data Protection Act AP5
Guidance Note: Safeguarding AP22

Planning
Town and Country Planning Act Section 215 Notice HS68 – Updated into new design

Environmental Crime
Duty of Care: Waste Transfer Note ESC30 – updated with April 2016 version

Environmental Protection
Invasive and Injurious Weeds (Noxious Weeds) EPP74 – updated flowchart
The following procedures have been updated to reflect the requirements of the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016.
Enforcement of Permit Conditions EPP25
Mothballing Environmental Permits EPP95
Reviewing LAPPC (Part B) and LA-IPPC (A2) Permits EPP46
Revocation of LA-IPPC (A2) and LAPPC (Part B) Permits EPP77
Poor Sound Insulation EPP58E – Updated to reflect the updated building regulations. The Welsh version has been reviewed.
Noise from External Shooting Activities EPP89 – four new paragraphs; 11, 13, 14 and 15.

Food and Feed
The following procedures have been reviewed and no changes were required:
Hygiene Improvement Notices FP11
Voluntary Closure of Food Premises FP20
Handling and Disposal of Food Waste FP39
Guidance Note: Food Allergens FP50
Export Health Certificates FP52
Guidance Note: Food Fraud FP72

Health and Safety
Health and Safety Intervention and Revisit procedure HSP1 – updated to reflect new guidance.

Licensing
The following Licensing procedures have been updated to reflect the requirements of the Immigration Act 2016.
Private Hire Drivers Licence (Outside London) LP28
Private Hire Operator’s Licence (Outside London) LP35
Duel Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence (Outside London) LP62

Public Health
Inorganic Chemicals of Interest to Private Water Supplies PHP30 – Reviewed. New web link added.
Risk Assessment for Private Water Supplies PHP35 – Updated to reflect the new regulations for England and Wales.
The Private Water Supplies Regulations 2009, Regulation 18 Notice PHN1 – Updated to reflect the new regulations. The notice has also been put in the schema.