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Document ID (ISN)55314
CIS number 91-23
ISBN(s) 0-11-885497-6
Year 1989
Convention or series no. COP 36
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission
Title Carriage of explosives by road - Approved Code of Practice; Road traffic (carriage of explosives) regulations 1989 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1989. 58p. Illus. Price: GBP 5.25.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) explosives; road transport; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; trailers; electricity; transport of materials; trucks; safe working loads; safety training in industry; fire prevention; hazard identification; marking; law; directive; 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) Road transportation