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Document ID (ISN)64682
CIS number 95-1085
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0877-8
Year 1995
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance on Regulations L66
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title A guide to the Placing on the Market and Supervision of Transfers of Explosives Regulations 1993 (POMSTER)
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. iii, 60p. 29 ref. Price: GBP 9.75.
Abstract This guide provides advice to those with responsibilities under the Placing on the Market and Supervision of Transfers of Explosives Regulations 1993 (POMSTER) which implement Council Directive 93/15/EEC. The Regulations impose requirements in relation to the safety of explosives products and provide a system of security controls on transfers of explosives. Contents: interpretation and application of the Regulations; placing on the market of explosives (the POMSTER safety regime and HSE authorization, responsibility for compliance, essential safety requirements); conformity attestation; notified bodies; CE marking; transfer of explosives; enforcement.
Descriptors (primary) explosives; product safety; transport of materials; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) pyrotechnical products; approval; compliance tests; safety guides; responsibilities; supply of information; marking
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