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Document ID (ISN)75918
CIS number 00-1522
ISBN(s) 0-11-080434-1
Year 1999
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1999 No.257
Title Health and Safety - The Transport of Dangerous Goods (Safety Advisers) Regulations 1999 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1999. 14p. Price: GBP 3.00.
Abstract These Regulations implement in British legislation the provisions of Council Directive 96/35/EC of 3 June 1996 on the appointment and vocational qualification of safety advisers for the transport of dangerous goods by road, rail and inland waterway (CIS 98-407). It requires (with certain exemptions) the employer to appoint a safety adviser whenever dangerous goods are transported: such an expert must have appropriate qualifications and training. The Regulations modify the 1966 Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Classification, Packaging and Labelling) Regulations, the Use of Transportable Pressure Receptacles Regulations 1996 (see CIS 97-377), the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations 1996 (see CIS 97-1081) and the Carriage of Explosives by Road Regulations 1996 (see CIS 97-375).
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; safety officers; transport of materials; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) explosives; gases; radioactive substances; vocational training; rail transport; safety and health organization; sea transport; qualifications; replaced; law; road transport
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) Transport of materials