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Health and Safety - The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations impose requirements for the purpose of eliminating or reducing risks to safety from fires, explosions and other events arising from the hazardous properties of dangerous substances at work. They implement in Great Britain the provisions of Directives 98/24/EC (CIS 98-1094) and 99/92/EC (CIS 00-1523). Contents: interpretation; scope (excludes ships, substances used during medical treatment, use of gas appliances burning gaseous fuel, gas fittings, handling and transport of explosives and chemically unstable substances, mining and quarrying activities, borehole sites, offshore installations, most transportation activities); duties of employers; risk assessment; elimination and reduction of risks from dangerous substances; classification and requirements of places where explosive atmospheres may occur; arrangements to deal with accidents, incidents and emergencies; information, instruction and training; identification of hazardous contents of containers and pipes. In schedules: general safety measures; classification of places where explosive atmospheres may occur; criteria for the selection of equipment and protective systems; sample warning sign for explosive atmospheres. A large number of older regulations are repealed or modified.
HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 2002. (Also: TSO Online Bookshop, http://www.tso.co.uk/bookshop/). 20p. Illus. Price: GBP 3.50.
http://www.hmso.gov.uk/si/si2002/20022776.htm [in English]
Health and Safety Executive
Health and Safety: The Gas Safety (Installations and Use) Regulations 1998 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations consolidate and modify British legislation concerning the safe installation and use of gas fittings in order to protect the public from dangers arising from the distribution, supply and use of gas. The 1994 Regulations on the same topic, and their two 1996 amendments, are revoked.
The Stationery Office, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United-Kingdom, 1998. 24p. Price: GBP 4.15.
Gas - The Gas Safety (Rights of Entry) Regulations 1996 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (entry into force: 1 Nov. 1997) confer right of entry upon "public gas transporters" and "relevant authorities" to enter premises for the purpose of preventing gas escapes, examining and disconnecting "gas fittings" and related purposes.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1996. 6p. Price: GBP 1.55.
Health and Safety - The Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 1996 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (entry into force 1 Mar. 1996) implement Directive 94/9/EC (see CIS 95-27) concerning equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (the ATEX Directive). Contents: general duty relating to the placing on the market of equipment, protective systems or devices; conformity assessment procedures; notified bodies; enforcement. Schedules include: CE marking and other inscriptions; safety and health requirements relating to the design and construction of this equipment; classification of equipment-groups into categories; excluded equipment; EC-type examination; quality assurance; product verification; conformity to type; internal control of production; unit verification; content of the EC declaration of conformity.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1996. 38p. Illus. Price: GBP 6.10.
Health and Safety - The Borehole Sites and Operations Regulations 1995 [United Kingdom]
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.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1995. 10p. Price: GBP 2.40.
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.
Health and Safety - The Placing on the Market and Supervision of Transfers of Explosives Regulations 1993 [United Kingdom]
Contents of these Regulations (main entry into force 1 Dec. 1993): definitions and scope of application; requirements for placing on the market and for transporting explosives (conformity attestation, CE marking); exemptions. In annex: essential safety requirements; provision relating to explosives to which the CE marking has been affixed; conformity marking; modifications to the Explosives Act 1875 and to the Control of Explosives Regulations 1991 (CIS 91-2011).
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O.Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1993. 13p. Price: GBP 3.20.
Health and Safety - The Classification and Labelling of Explosives Regulations 1983 [United Kingdom]
Contents: interpretation of terms; scope of regulation; labelling in various situations; exemptions. In the schedules: compatibility groups; labels (with illustrations); UN serial numbers and Hazard Classification Codes corresponding to various kinds of explosive articles. Full explanation of the Regulation is given in the document analysed under CIS 83-1813.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1983. 25p. Illus. Price: GBP 3.15.
Health and Safety Executive
Administrative guidance on the implementation of the European Community 'Explosive Atmospheres' Directives (76/117/EEC and 79/196/EEC)
This administrative guidance lists the legal steps taken by the Health and Safety Executive and by various government bodies to implement European Economic Community directives relating to the safe use of electrical equipment in the United Kingdom. The full texts of the directives in question and their implementation in the United Kingdom are given in the appendix.
HM Stationery Office, 49 High Holborn, London WC1V 6HB, United Kingdom, 1983. 28p. Illus. Price: ú2.75.