ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)69634
CIS number 97-1081
ISBN(s) 0-11-062926-4
Year 1996
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1996 No.2095
Title Health and Safety - The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations 1996 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1996. 64p. Price: GBP 8.50.
Abstract These Regulations came into force on 1 Sep. 1996. They implement Council Directives 94/55/EC (CIS 95-22) and 94/63/EC. The two sets of 1992 Regulations concerning the carriage of dangerous substances by road are revoked. Main topics covered: definitions; approved documents; mode of carriage; information to be provided by consignors and operators, documentation to be available during carriage and information to be displayed on containers, tanks and vehicles; loading and unloading; emergencies and parking. In annex: determination of transport categories; load limits; when the regulations are to be disapplied; special requirements relating to tank containers and the tanks of road tankers constructed before 1.1.1999; despatch of and restrictions on forwarding certain dangerous goods; carriage in bulk (in containers or vehicles) of certain dangerous goods; types of vehicle to be used for the carriage of certain dangerous goods; emergency information relating to the carriage of ceratin dangerous goods; information to be displayed on containers, tanks and vehicles carrying dangerous goods; requirements relating to the loading, stowage, unloading and cleaning of containers, tanks and vehicles carrying certain dangerous goods; unloading of petrol.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; road transport; transport of materials; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) law; sources of ignition
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Transport of materials