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2007

CIS 08-3 The carriage of dangerous goods and use of transportable pressure equipment regulations 2007 [United Kingdom]
These United Kingdom Regulations on the carriage of dangerous goods by road and rail came into force on 1 July 2007. They transpose Directives 2006/89/EC and 2006/90/EC with regard to the transport of dangerous goods by rail into United Kingdom law. They take into account the European Agreement on the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road 2003 (ADR 2003). They also update and supersede various United Kingdom Regulations, including The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2004 (see CIS 03-1521).
The Stationery Office, PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN, United Kingdom, 2007. 79p. Price: GBP 12.80. Downloadable version free of charge.
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2007/20071573.htm [in English]

2006

CIS 08-509 Health and Safety - The Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations impose prohibitions and requirements in relation to safety on railways and other guided transport systems (tramways etc.). Contents: interpretation; safety management, certification and authorization; general duties in relation to safety; safety critical work. Some regulations are repealed, including the following: the Railways (Safety Case) Regulations 2000 (with amendments) (see CIS 02-1449) and the Railways (Safety Critical Work) Regulations 1994 (see CIS 94-1461). In schedules: safety management system; application for a safety certificate; common safety indicators; written safety verification scheme requirements.
TSO (The Stationery Office), P.O. Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN, United Kingdom, 2006. 40p. Price: GBP 6.50 (Free downloead from the Internet).
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2006/uksi_20060599_en.pdf [in English]

2004

CIS 03-1521 Health and Safety - The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2004 [United Kingdom]
These new Regulations act as one consolidated piece of legislation replacing the previous range of regulations on the subject. They implement, in part or completely, several Directives of the European Commission. They replace Regulations S.I. 1987/116 (CIS 90-713), 1988/896 (CIS 89-387), 1991/2097 (CIS 93-1082), 1996/2092 (CIS 97-377), 1996/2093 (CIS 97-375), 1996/2094 (CIS 97-370), 1999/257 (CIS 00-1522), 2001/1426 and 2002/2099 (CIS 03-1040), as well as Regulations modifying these. The main changes introduced are: new limited quantity and load thresholds for transporting dangerous goods; packaging requirements now based on RID/ADR; the transport of diesel, gas oil and heating oil coming fully into scope; new reporting requirements; phasing out of the competent person periodic inspection regime for transportable pressure equipment by 1/7/06. In schedules: old tanks; old pressure receptacles; competent authority functions; conformity assessments and reassessments; periodic inspection procedures; conformity marking; placards, marks and plate markings for carriage within Great Britain.
The Stationery Office Ltd (TSO), PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN, United Kingdom, 2004. 95p. Illus. Price: GBP 9.00.
http://www.hmso.gov.uk/si/si2004/20040568.htm [in English]

2002

CIS 03-1040 Health and Safety - The Packaging, Labelling and Carriage of Radioactive Material by Rail Regulations 2002 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations implement in Great Britain the provisions of Council Directive 96/49/EC (CIS 98-408) and Commission Directive 2001/6/EC. Contents: interpretation; determinations (radioactive materials, the transport index, the criticality safety index); duties (of consignors, train operators, consignees, operators of wagons and containers, and of designers of packages and manufacturers of packagings); approvals and notifications; quality assurance and training; security measures and emergency arrangements; keeping of information; exemption certificates. Annexes. S.I. 1996/2000 on the same subject (CIS 97-380) is revoked.
HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 2002. (Also: TSO Online Bookshop, http://www.tso.co.uk/bookshop/). 30p. Price: GBP 6.00.
http://www.hmso.gov.uk/si/si2002/20022099.htm [in English]

1999

CIS 00-1531 Health and Safety - The Railway Safety Regulations 1999 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations contain provisions with respect to the use of a train protection system, Mark I rolling stock and rolling stock with hinged doors.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1999. 5p. Price: GBP 2.00.

1996

CIS 97-369 Health and Safety - The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail Regulations 1996 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations impose requirements and prohibitions in relation to the carriage of dangerous goods by rail in a container, package, tank container, tank wagon or wagon. They implement Council Directive 96/49/EC. Contents: interpretation and application of the Regulations; Approved Carriage List and other approved documents; mode of carriage (suitability of containers, packages, tank containers, tank wagons and wagons, and examination, testing and certification of tanks); supply and display of information relating to dangerous goods; loading and unloading; security and other safety measures and emergency arrangements; special requirements concerning the carriage of explosives; prohibition on carriage of temperature controlled substances. Replaces the 1994 Regulations (CIS 94-1466).
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1996. 40p. Price: GBP 6.50.

CIS 97-377 Health and Safety - The Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Classification, Packaging and Labelling) and Use of Transportable Pressure Receptacles Regulations 1996 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations, updating and modifying the 1994 Regulations on the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous goods for carriage by road or rail (CIS 95-394), implement into British legislation the provisions of Directives 94/55/EC (CIS 95-22) and 96/49/EC. Modifications include: bringing into scope certain environmentally hazardous substances not covered by the 1994 Regulations; requirements for HSC approval of certain documents relating to the design, construction, modification, repair, testing, examination, filling and marking of transportable pressure receptacles; further safety requirements for transportable pressure receptacles. The Regulations (exc. as noted below) came into force on 1 Sep. 1996, at which time the 1994 Regulations were repealed. Regulation 21(9) shall come into force on 1 Jan. 1999, at which time the Compressed Acetylene (Importation) Regulations 1978 (CIS 79-1831) are repealed.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1996. 47p. Illus. Price: GBP 7.40.

CIS 97-380 Health and Safety - The Packaging, Labelling and Carriage of Radioactive Material by Rail Regulations 1996 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (entry into force 1 Sep. 1996) implement Directive 96/49/EC in relation to the carriage of radioactive material by rail. Contents: approvals (approval of design for special form radioactive material, approval of package designs, approval of shipments); packaging requirements (quality assurance programmes, testing, notification and registration of serial numbers, package inspection prior to shipment, notification of shipment); general carriage prohibitions and operating requirements; loading and unloading; security measures and emergency arrangements; provision and display of information. Schedules include a description of the information to be displayed during carriage.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1996. 35p. Illus. Price: GBP 6.30.

1994

CIS 97-1789 Health and Safety - Transport - The Railways (Safety Case) Regulations 1994 [United Kingdom]
Contents of these Regulations: definitions; contents of safety cases; preparation of safety cases by the railway operator and acceptance by the Health and Safety Executive or by an infrastructure controller; operations requiring a safety case; revision of safety cases when necessary and at least every three years; consultation with safety representatives during the development of the safety case; procedure to be followed when a safety case is not accepted.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O.Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1994. 12p. Price: GBP 2.80.

CIS 95-394 Health and Safety - The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (Classification, Packaging and Labelling) Regulations 1994 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations were made on 9 Mar. 1994 and came into force on 1 Apr. 1994. They require the approval and publication of an "approved carriage list" (CIS 94-339) and of "Approved Methods for the Classification and Packaging of Dangerous Goods for Carriage by Road and Rail" (CIS 94-2041). They prohibit the carriage or consignment of dangerous goods if they have not been classified, packaged or marked appropriately. Further requirements and derogations are specified. In annex: table of classification (with hazardous and relevant properties, packing group, class number, danger signs and optional lettering shown); subsidiary hazard signs (illustrations and specifications); exemptions for marking requirements; amendments to related regulations.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1994. 35p. Illus. Price: GBP 7.60.

CIS 94-1466 Health and Safety - The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail Regulations 1994 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations impose requirements and prohibitions in relation to the carriage of dangerous goods by rail in freight containers, packages, tank containers or wagons. In particular: the rail carriages and packages transporting dangerous goods must be suitable to the purpose; certification documents and other relevant documentation must be made available; classification, packaging and labelling provisions must be complied with; tank containers and wagons should not be filled beyond their safe level; openings, valves and caps must be securely closed before the journey starts; dangerous goods must be segregated from each other; unauthorized access to the goods must be prevented; appropriate fire, explosion and leakage precautions should be made; personnel receive adequate training and information; safety systems and procedures should be set up. In annex: permitted mixed loads of explosives within different compatibility groups. Relevant international codes are ADR (for road transport, see CIS 93-361), RID (for rail transport, see CIS 90-1084) and IMDGS (for sea transport, see CIS 92-728).
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1994. 16p. Price: GBP 3.20.

CIS 94-1461 Health and Safety - Transport - The Railways (Safety Critical Work) Regulations 1994 [United Kingdom]
"Safety critical work" is defined as any work by railway personnel (drivers, guards, conductors, signalmen, repair and maintenance workers, supervisors, etc.) who in any way control or affect the movement of vehicles, or who work on the rails, signals, electric wires, the coupling of vehicles or vehicle maintenance, thereby affecting the health or safety of persons on a transport system. The regulations require employers to make sure that the workers doing such work are competent and fit to do so, that they carry suitable identification, and that they do not work such long hours that their fatigue might endanger safety.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1994. 4p. Price: GBP 1.10.

1991

CIS 93-1082 Health and Safety - The Packaging of Explosives for Carriage Regulations 1991 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations make new provisions for the safe packaging of explosives for carriage by all means of transport (except by air and sea). Packagings containing not more than 400kg of explosives must be packaged in accordance with United Nations Recommendations. Systems are established for the testing and marking of packagings.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. 10p. Price: GBP 2.60.

1990

CIS 90-1084 Regulations concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID) [United Kingdom]
The substances to which these regulations apply are arranged in a number of classes, including explosives, gases, inflammable liquids and solids, corrosive substances, toxic substances. For each class, the following details are given on the conditions of carriage: lists of substances acceptable for carriage; packing conditions and labelling, method of despatch and restrictions on forwarding; particulars in the consignment note; conditions relating to wagons and loading; prohibitions on mixed loading; empty packagings. Further requirements apply to radioactive substances. Appendices cover safety and testing requirements of certain containers and wagons, details of warning notices and tests relating to explosive and inflammable substances.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 457p. Illus. Price: GBP 24.00.

1988

CIS 89-17
Health and Safety Executive
Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 [United Kingdom]
Detailed abstract of the original Act (1963) and of regulations issued under it, for display in a prominent position in all premises to which the Act applies except covered market places. Contents: scope of the Act (offices, railway premises, canteens catering to persons working in such premises); general requirements (the physical environment, welfare facilities, passageways, machine safety, prohibition of heavy work, first aid); fire precautions; exemptions; duties of employers, occupiers of premises and employees; enforcement. A list of dangerous machines as specified in the Prescribed Dangerous Machines Order 1964 is appended.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1988. 3rd ed. 16p. Price: GBP 0.75 (GBP 15.00 for 25 copies).