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CIS 97-1084 Health and Safety - The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 [United Kingdom]
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 Certain ancient enacments, including Section 30 of the Factories Act 1961, are repealed.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1997. 5p. Price: GBP 1.55.