|Document ID (ISN)||63374|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Guidance on Regulations L51
Health and Safety Executive
||Carriage of dangerous goods by rail
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury CO10 6FS, Suffolk, United Kingdom, 1994. iv, 35p. 22 ref. Price: GBP 8.95.
||This booklet contains the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail Regulations 1994 (CIS 94-1466) along with general guidance. Contents: construction of freight containers, tank containers and tank wagons; testing, examination and maintenance of tank containers and tank wagons; information relating to dangerous goods to be received by operators; classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous goods; prohibition against overfilling; secure closure of openings, valves and caps; segregation of dangerous goods; safe carriage and security; prevention of fire, explosion and leakage; loading; formation of trains; labelling and marking of freight containers etc.; training for train crews and others; provisions for the carriage of explosives and radioactive material; emergency arrangements.
||dangerous substances; United Kingdom; major hazards; rail transport; transport of materials
||segregation; safety by design; explosive substances; radioactive substances; wagons; tank wagons; transport containers; warning notices; emergency organization; approval; classification; comment on law; supply of information; information of personnel; packing, filling
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Transport and communications
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
Transport of materials