07.03.2018

DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES AND EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERE REGULATIONS 2002 — APPROVED CODE OF PRACTICE AND GUIDANCE

Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 - Appr

Author(s) HS Executive
Publisher Crown Publishing
Date 2013
Pages 120
Format pdf
Size 1 Mb
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The volume belongs to the HSE Books series. The objective of the ACOP, standing for the Approved Code of Practice, and associated guidance is to provide readers with the practical recommendations and advice on what shall be done to reach compliance with the requirements of the DSEAR 2002, which is the Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmospheres Regulations, requiring the complete elimination or significant reduction of fire and explosion risks from the substances taken in connection with the work activities.

This is a new edition of the ACOP and guidance with the streamlined and simplified text content. The material contained in the publication has been rearranged to help readers understand it easier. Note that the guidance are not mandatory and you are not formally obliged to follow them, unless specifically stated. However, following this guidance will normally let you get in compliance with relevant provisions of the law so it would be recommended to have a close look and duly familiarize yourself with the content.

Several appendices to the main section of the guidance cover other relevant legislation, fire resistance and fire reaction, transitional provisions relating to the workplace and work equipment. There is also a glossary explaining key terminology used in the document.

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