|Document ID (ISN)||55314|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission
||Carriage of explosives by road - Approved Code of Practice; Road traffic (carriage of explosives) regulations 1989 [United Kingdom]
||HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1989. 58p. Illus. Price: GBP 5.25.
||This booklet contains the Approved Code of Practice and the Regulations, which came into force on 3 July 1989. Each section of the code gives practical guidance on a specific regulation in the UK Road Traffic (Carriage of Explosives) Regulations. Topics covered include: interpretation and application of the regulations; prohibition on the carriage of certain explosives; suitability of vehicles and freight containers and limits on quantities; carriage of permitted mixed loads; written information to be available during carriage; duty of the vehicle operator to ensure safe and secure carriage, and procedure in the event of accident; training and instruction of drivers and attendants; marking of vehicles.
||explosives; road transport; United Kingdom
||fire fighting; trailers; electricity; transport of materials; trucks; safe working loads; safety training in industry; fire prevention; hazard identification; marking; law; directive; emergency organization
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards