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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 00-1522 Health and Safety - The Transport of Dangerous Goods (Safety Advisers) Regulations 1999 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations implement in British legislation the provisions of Council Directive 96/35/EC of 3 June 1996 on the appointment and vocational qualification of safety advisers for the transport of dangerous goods by road, rail and inland waterway (CIS 98-407). It requires (with certain exemptions) the employer to appoint a safety adviser whenever dangerous goods are transported: such an expert must have appropriate qualifications and training. The Regulations modify the 1966 Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Classification, Packaging and Labelling) Regulations, the Use of Transportable Pressure Receptacles Regulations 1996 (see CIS 97-377), the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations 1996 (see CIS 97-1081) and the Carriage of Explosives by Road Regulations 1996 (see CIS 97-375).
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1999. 14p. Price: GBP 3.00.

1996

CIS 97-1081 Health and Safety - The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations 1996 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations came into force on 1 Sep. 1996. They implement Council Directives 94/55/EC (CIS 95-22) and 94/63/EC. The two sets of 1992 Regulations concerning the carriage of dangerous substances by road are revoked. Main topics covered: definitions; approved documents; mode of carriage; information to be provided by consignors and operators, documentation to be available during carriage and information to be displayed on containers, tanks and vehicles; loading and unloading; emergencies and parking. In annex: determination of transport categories; load limits; when the regulations are to be disapplied; special requirements relating to tank containers and the tanks of road tankers constructed before 1.1.1999; despatch of and restrictions on forwarding certain dangerous goods; carriage in bulk (in containers or vehicles) of certain dangerous goods; types of vehicle to be used for the carriage of certain dangerous goods; emergency information relating to the carriage of ceratin dangerous goods; information to be displayed on containers, tanks and vehicles carrying dangerous goods; requirements relating to the loading, stowage, unloading and cleaning of containers, tanks and vehicles carrying certain dangerous goods; unloading of petrol.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1996. 64p. Price: GBP 8.50.

CIS 97-370 Health and Safety - The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (Driver Training) Regulations 1996 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations impose duties on the operator and driver of a vehicle carrying dangerous goods with respect to the provision of instruction and training to the driver of the vehicle concerned. They re-enact, with modifications, the Road Traffic (Training of Drivers of Vehicles Carrying Dangerous Goods) Regulations 1992, and they implement Council Directive 94/55/EC. Contents: interpretation and application of the Regulations; provision of adequate instruction and training; vocational training certificates; certificates to be available during carriage and to be produced on request; enforcement of the Regulations; exemption certificates.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1996. 15p. Price: GBP 3.20.

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 97-375 Health and Safety - The Carriage of Explosives by Road Regulations 1996 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations implement into British legislation the provisions of Directive 94/55/EC (CIS 95-22). They impose prohibitions on the carriage of explosives including the carriage of unclassified explosives, carriage in vehicles used to carry paying passengers and the carriage of explosive substances in bulk. The operator must make sure that the vehicle or container is suitable for the safety and security of the explosives being carried. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is asked to approve and publish a document called Approved Requirements for the Construction of Vehicles Intended for the Carriage of Explosives by Road. Provisions are also made for the displaying of information on vehicles and containers, for the keeping of appropriate transport documentation by the driver and attendant, for the safe loading, stowage, unloading and cleaning of vehicles and containers, for the presence of appropriate emergency equipment and for the notification of emergencies. Smoking and the production of an open flame near or on the vehicle are prohibited during loading and unloading. The Regulations entered into force on 1 Sep. 1996. The Road Traffic (Carriage of Explosives) Regulations 1989 are revoked.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1996. 32p. Illus. Price: GBP 6.00.

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.