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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 06-515 The Control of Major Accident Hazards (Amendment) Regulations 2005 [United Kingdom]
This Amendement to the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999 (COMAH) (see CIS 00-24) includes a new Schedule 1 which amends the quantities and classification of dangerous substances to which COMAH applies.
The Stationery Office Ltd (TSO), PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN, United Kingdom, 2005. 19p. Price: GBP 3.00.
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2005/20051088.htm [in English]

2005

CIS 06-1253 The Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 2005 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations implement in Great Britain certain provisions of Council Directive 92/91/EEC (see CIS 93-23). They define "safety case" as a document containing specified information relating to the management of health and safety and the control of major accident hazards. Such documents must be prepared and submitted to the appropriate authority before any operators of offshore installations are allowed to function. The Regulations replace S.I. 1992 No.2885 on the same subject.
TSO Online Bookshop, https://www.tsoshop.co.uk/, 2005. 31p. Price: GBP 5.50.
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2005/20053117.htm [in English]

1999

CIS 00-24 Health and Safety - The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (entry into force: 1 April 1999) revoke the Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1984 (CIS 89-1436) and certain amendments (CIS 90-1777). They implement in the United Kingdom European Council Directive 96/82/EC on the control of major accident hazards involving dangerous substances (CIS 97-1079).
HMSO Publications, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1999. 31p. Price: GBP 5.80.

1995

CIS 95-813 Health and Safety - The Offshore Installations (Prevention of Fire and Explosion, and Emergency Response) Regulations 1995 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (entry into force: 20 June 1995) contain requirements for measures for the protection of persons on offshore oil and gas installations from fires and explosions, and for securing effective "emergency response", i.e. action to protect persons on such installations in an emergency. Most of the duties imposed by the Regulations are on the "duty holder", who - depending on the provision - is the operator or the owner. The Regulations give effect to certain provisions of Council Directive 92/91/EEC (CIS 93-23). Offshore Installations Regulations 1976/1542, 1977/486 (CIS 77-2054) and 1978/611 are revoked, as are certain provisions of Regulations 1976/1019 and 1993/1321.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. 12p. Price: GBP 2.80.

1994

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.

1992

CIS 93-30
Health and Safety Commission
Road tanker approved list - Approved substance identification numbers, emergency action codes and classifications for dangerous substances carried in road tankers and tank containers [United Kingdom]
This revised list (see CIS 90-716 for previous edition) is for use with the Road Traffic (Carriage of Dangerous Substances in Road Tankers and Tank Containers) Regulations 1992. It lists those substances for which the Health and Safety Commission has approved information which must be shown on hazard warning panels and compartment labels when those substances are conveyed by road. Part I lists the substances in alphabetical order together with their respective identification numbers, emergency action codes and classifications according to their characteristic properties. Part II explains the emergency action code. Part III lists the substances numerically by identification number. The information is based mainly on recommendations prepared by the UN Expert Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 83p. Price: GBP 7.00.

1990

CIS 90-1777 Health and Safety - The Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards (Amendment) Regulations 1990 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations amend the 1984 Regulations, as already amended in 1988 (see CIS 89-1436). The purpose of the amendments is to implement in Great Britain the provisions of European Directive 88/610/EEC. Contents of the amendments: modified definitions of some terms; modified requirements for informing the public; addition of oxidising substances to the list of "indicative criteria"; modified requirements for the storage of dangerous substances, with, in particular, an expanded schedule of 28 substances with corresponding threshold quantities and a list of categories of substances and preparations grouped in 4 entries with threshold quantities specified.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 9p. Price: GBP 2.00.

1988

CIS 90-716
Health and Safety Commission
Approved substance identification numbers, emergency action codes and classifications for dangerous substances conveyed in road tankers and tank containers (The Approved List) [United Kingdom]
This is the 3rd edition of the Approved List for use with the Dangerous Substances (Conveyance by Road in Road Tankers and Tank Containers) Regulations 1981 (SI No.1059, CIS 82-1452). It lists those substances for which HSC has approved information which must be shown on hazard warning panels and compartment labels when those substances are conveyed by road. Part I lists the substances in alphabetical order together with their respective identification numbers, emergency action codes and classifications according to their characteristic properties as approved by HSC. Part II provides an explanation of the emergency action code, which forms part of the markings on the hazard warning panel. Part II lists the substances numerically according to the identification number. The information is based mainly on recommendations prepared by the UN Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1988. 73p. Price: GBP 6.00.

CIS 89-1436 Health and Safety - The Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1984 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations implement in Great Britain the CEC Directive 82/501/EEC (see CIS 83-889) "on the major-accident hazards of certain industrial activities". Contents: interpretation of terms; demonstration of safe operation; notification of major accidents; reports and their updating on industrial activities; further information to be sent HSE; preparation of on-site emergency plans by manufacturers and local authorities; information of persons liable to be affected by major accidents. In the schedules: indicative criteria for very toxic, flammable and explosive substances; maximum storage quantities for approx. 170 substances (with corresponding CAS and EEC numbers noted, when available; industrial installations for the purposes of the Regulation; information to be included in various notifications. The 1988 amendments modify some of the information in the schedules.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1984 (amendment: 1988). 24p. (amendment: 4p.). Price: GBP 2.70 (amendment: GBP 0.85).