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Guernsey Law Officers announce first-time forfeited asset sharing with the United States
Friday 08 December 2017

Guernsey has today announced during a visit to the Department of Justice in Washington D.C. that it will share with the United States government approximately $14.3 million recovered while assisting U.S. prosecutors and investigators with two U.S. criminal cases in which money was laundered via Guernsey.

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Under 21 Contraception Pilot
Thursday 07 December 2017

The Committee for Employment & Social Security and the Committee for Health & Social Care have launched a pilot to provide free contraceptive services to women under the age of 21.

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Gross Domestic Product estimates increase following methodology update
Thursday 07 December 2017

Guernsey will now have a more accurate picture of what its economy looks like following work to update the methodology by which Gross Domestic Product is calculated, aligning the island to international standards.

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Major hazards (COMAH) (HSE guidance)

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Controlling of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) in Guernsey

  • The Control of Major Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH)

    • These Regulations are the enforcing regulation in the United Kingdom and have been adopted in Guernsey by the Health and Safety Executive.
    • Under the Health and Safety at Work (General) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 1987, a duty holder must, under:
      • Part 1 (1) ensure, "so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of his employees". 
      • Part 2 (2) ensure, "so far as is reasonably practicable, that persons not in his employment who may be affected thereby are not thereby exposed to risks to their health or safety."
  • Compliance

    • If a duty holder complies with the UK Guidance, we would consider that they had discharged their duty under the Guernsey Ordinance adequately
  • The Aim of the Regulations

    • The aim is to  prevent and mitigate the effects on people and the environment of major accidents involving dangerous substances. 
  • How the Regulations Operate

    • The Regulations operate on two levels depending on the establishment's status which is divided into two categories, 'Lower Tier' and 'Upper Tier', determined by inventory. 
      • Lower Tier establishments are required to document a Major Accident Policy which should be signed off by the Managing Director. 
      • An Upper Tire COMAH establishment is required to produce a full safety report which demonstrates that all necessary measures have been taken to minimise risks posed by the site with regard to the environment and local populations. 

 

 

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Health and Safety at Work (General) (Guernsey) Ordinance 1987 as amended - version May 2016

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