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Document ID (ISN)108673
CIS number 08-1205
ISBN(s) 978-0-7176-6287-6
Year 2008
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance on Regulations L72
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission
Title A guide to Borehole Sites and Operations Regulations 1995
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., 2008. iv, 60p. 26 ref. Price: GBP 12.50.
Abstract This guide contains the full text of the Borehole Sites and Operations Regulations 1995 (see CIS 95-1187) together with accompanying guidance, which was prepared after widespread consultation with industry. This second edition expands the scope of the guidance to cover boreholes used for the storage of gas in natural strata reservoirs where oil or other commodities had been previously been extracted, and updates references to other regulations and publications. Replaces CIS 96-321.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; drilling and boring (rock, earth); plant safety and health organization; petroleum and natural gas industry; mining and quarrying; explosion protection
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; emergency organization; preventive maintenance; escape and rescue; fire protection; hazard identification; safety checks; comment on law; directive; explosive atmosphere detection; toxic atmosphere detection; permits-to-work; medical supervision
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Explosions
Petroleum and natural gas industry
Mining and quarrying