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Document ID (ISN)64946
CIS number 95-1187
ISBN(s) 0-11-053317-8
Year 1995
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1995 No.2038
Title Health and Safety - The Borehole Sites and Operations Regulations 1995 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1995. 10p. Price: GBP 2.40.
Abstract These Regulations implement in Great Britain certain provisions of Directive 92/91/EEC (see CIS 93-23), concerning the minimum safety and health requirements in mineral-extracting industries through drilling. Matters covered: information to and general duties of the operator; notification to HSE of the commencement of drilling operations and of the abandonment of boreholes; drawing up of a "health and safety document"; additional health and safety requirements; health surveillance. In schedule: requirements to be included in notifications.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; mining and quarrying; explosion protection; drilling and boring (rock, earth)
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; plant safety and health organization; law
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) Mining and quarrying
Explosions