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Document ID (ISN)52633
CIS number 89-1436
ISBN(s) 0-11-047902-5; 0-11-087462-5
Year 1988
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1984 No.1902 Statutory Instruments 1988 No.1462
Title Health and Safety - The Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1984 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1984 (amendment: 1988). 24p. (amendment: 4p.). Price: GBP 2.70 (amendment: GBP 0.85).
Abstract These Regulations implement in Great Britain the CEC Directive 82/501/EEC (see CIS 83-889) "on the major-accident hazards of certain industrial activities". Contents: interpretation of terms; demonstration of safe operation; notification of major accidents; reports and their updating on industrial activities; further information to be sent HSE; preparation of on-site emergency plans by manufacturers and local authorities; information of persons liable to be affected by major accidents. In the schedules: indicative criteria for very toxic, flammable and explosive substances; maximum storage quantities for approx. 170 substances (with corresponding CAS and EEC numbers noted, when available; industrial installations for the purposes of the Regulation; information to be included in various notifications. The 1988 amendments modify some of the information in the schedules.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; United Kingdom; major hazards; flammable substances; toxic substances; explosive substances
Descriptors (secondary) notification of dangerous substances; storage; list of chemical substances; information of personnel; role of government; law; emergency organization
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) Major hazards