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Document ID (ISN)57827
CIS number 92-611
ISBN(s) 0-11-885728-2
Year 1991
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance on Regulations L13
Title A guide to the Packaging of Explosives for Carriage Regulations 1991
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. 36p. Illus. Bibl. ref. Price: GBP 3.00.
Abstract This guide provides general advice to those who have to comply with the Packaging of Explosives for Carriage Regulations 1991. Contents: interpretation and application of the Regulations; responsibilities of consignors of explosives; design and construction of packagings, and materials used; methods of packing and marking packages of net mass not exceeding 400kg; testing and certification of design types; use of marks on packagings; packaging of explosives of net mass more than 400kg; enforcement; certificates of exemption. Appendices include tests and conditions required for certain explosive articles to be carried without packaging, and standards for testing packages of net mass more than 400kg.
Descriptors (primary) packing, filling; explosives; legislation; transport of materials; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) marking; classification; responsibilities; data sheet; comment on law
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials