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DANGEROUS GOODS IN HARBOUR AREAS REGULATIONS 2016

Dangerous Goods in Harbour Areas Regulations 2016

Author(s) HS Executive
Publisher Crown Publishing
Date 2016
Pages 67
Format pdf
Size 1 Mb
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The present Code of Practice and guidance was prepared to provide readers with the practical advice on the compliance with the DGHAR 2016. Subject regulations contain special measures that shall be implemented in order to reduce the risks of serious incidents that commonly occur when the dangerous cargoes pass through the harbors and associated areas.

The regulations also contain a complete set of relevant safety procedures for the duty holders for safeguarding of the safe ports against the accidents that involve such goods through proper coordination of the activities between vessel and shore. This guidebook is aimed at all people engaged in relevant activities in the sea ports and harbors, docks and jetties and wharves where the dangerous goods are handled.

The guide is issued by the HSE, standing for the Health and Safety executive; note that following all guidelines contained in the book is not considered mandatory unless this has been specifically stated. Apart from the regulations themselves, the book contains appendixes providing additional guidance as well as useful references, list of dangerous goods, licensing of the explosive goods, byelaw-related provisions etc.

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