|Document ID (ISN)||69637|
|Convention or series no.
||Statutory Instruments 1997 No.1713
||Health and Safety - The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 [United Kingdom]
||HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1997. 5p. Price: GBP 1.55.
||These Regulations (coming into force: 28 Jan. 1998) give effects as respects Great Britain to certain points of Council Directive 92/57/EEC (CIS 93-1062). The principal effects of the Regulations are as follows: they prohibit entry into a confined space when the work there may be reasonably carried out by other means; they impose requirements regarding safe systems of work and the preparation and implementation of emergency rescue operations; and they provide for exemption certificates to be issued by the Health and Safety Executive. Certain ancient enacments, including Section 30 of the Factories Act 1961, are repealed.
||work in confined spaces; United Kingdom
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)