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Document ID (ISN)107624
CIS number 08-3
ISBN(s) 978-0-11-077469-5
Year 2007
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 2007 No.1573
Title The carriage of dangerous goods and use of transportable pressure equipment regulations 2007 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information The Stationery Office, PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN, United Kingdom, 2007. 79p. Price: GBP 12.80. Downloadable version free of charge.
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Abstract These United Kingdom Regulations on the carriage of dangerous goods by road and rail came into force on 1 July 2007. They transpose Directives 2006/89/EC and 2006/90/EC with regard to the transport of dangerous goods by rail into United Kingdom law. They take into account the European Agreement on the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road 2003 (ADR 2003). They also update and supersede various United Kingdom Regulations, including The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2004 (see CIS 03-1521).
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; explosives; major hazards; rail transport; road transport; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) packing, filling; responsibilities; UN; European Communities; pressure vessels and systems; containers; transport of materials; drivers; road transport equipment; road vehicles; labelling; loading and unloading; warning notices; role of government; legislation; inspection; testing; international agreements; classification; safety training in industry; notification of occupational accidents
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Major hazards
Rail transportation
Road transportation