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Document ID (ISN)102989
CIS number 03-1521
ISBN(s) 0-11-049063-0
Year 2004
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 2004 No.568
Title Health and Safety - The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2004 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information The Stationery Office Ltd (TSO), PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN, United Kingdom, 2004. 95p. Illus. Price: GBP 9.00.
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Abstract These new Regulations act as one consolidated piece of legislation replacing the previous range of regulations on the subject. They implement, in part or completely, several Directives of the European Commission. They replace Regulations S.I. 1987/116 (CIS 90-713), 1988/896 (CIS 89-387), 1991/2097 (CIS 93-1082), 1996/2092 (CIS 97-377), 1996/2093 (CIS 97-375), 1996/2094 (CIS 97-370), 1999/257 (CIS 00-1522), 2001/1426 and 2002/2099 (CIS 03-1040), as well as Regulations modifying these. The main changes introduced are: new limited quantity and load thresholds for transporting dangerous goods; packaging requirements now based on RID/ADR; the transport of diesel, gas oil and heating oil coming fully into scope; new reporting requirements; phasing out of the competent person periodic inspection regime for transportable pressure equipment by 1/7/06. In schedules: old tanks; old pressure receptacles; competent authority functions; conformity assessments and reassessments; periodic inspection procedures; conformity marking; placards, marks and plate markings for carriage within Great Britain.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; United Kingdom; road transport; transport of materials; rail transport; pressure vessels
Descriptors (secondary) packing, filling; law; replaced; labelling
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
Rail transportation
Road transportation
Compressed gases and pressure vessels