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Regulations, Guidelines and Standards

Below we have have provided links to some useful information from the HSE website.
(Please note these link directly to the HSE website (www.hse.gov.uk) and will open in a new browser window from where you can view or download the pdf.)

Health and Safety Offences Act 2008
Health and safety offences: mode of trial and maximum penalty, consequential amendments and repeals.
Health and Safety Offences Act 2008.htm (Adobe PDF - 90 KB)

HSE - Health and Safety Law - What you need to know
HSE - Health and Safety Law - What you need to know.htm (Adobe PDF - 61 KB)

COSHH 5th Edition 2002 - Approved Code of Practice and guidance
The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended)
Approved Code of Practice and guidance.
COSHH 5th Edition 2002 - Approved Code of Practice and guidance.htm (Adobe PDF - 922 KB)

DSEAR 2002 Regulation
The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002.
DSEAR 2002 Regulation.htm (Adobe PDF - 119 KB)

DSEAR 2002 - ACOP L135 Storage of Dangerous Substances
Approved Codes of Practice and guidance intended to support The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR).
DSEAR 2002 - ACOP L135 Storage of Dangerous Substances.htm (Adobe PDF - 217 KB)

DSEAR 2002 - ACOP L136 Control and Mitigation Measures
Approved Codes of Practice and guidance intended to support The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR).
DSEAR 2002 - ACOP L136 Control and Mitigation Measures.htm (Adobe PDF - 274 KB)

DSEAR 2002 - ACOP L138 Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres
Approved Codes of Practice and guidance intended to support The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR).
DSEAR 2002 - ACOP L138 Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres.htm (Adobe PDF - 700 KB)

DSEAR 2002 - ACOP L139 Manufacture and storage of explosives Regulations 2005 Approved Code of Practice and guidance
Approved Codes of Practice and guidance intended to support The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR).
DSEAR 2002 - ACOP L139 Manufacture and storage of explosives Regulations 2005.htm (Adobe PDF - 1.8 MB)

HSG51 -The storage of flammable liquids in containers
Provides information on the fire and explosion hazards associated with the storage of flammable liquids in containers.
HSG51 -The storage of flammable liquids in containers.htm (Adobe PDF - 717 KB)

Petroleum - Spirit (Plastic Containers) Regulation 1982 - Requirements for testing and marking or labelling
Provides practical guidance on the design, construction, materials that can be used and the marking or labelling of plastic containers designed to hold petroleum-spirit.
Petroleum - Spirit (Plastic Containers) Regulation 1982.htm (Adobe PDF - 139 KB)

HSG140 - The safe use and handling of flammable liquids
Provides information on the fire and explosion hazards associated with flammable liquids and details practical measures to protect workers.
HSG140 - The safe use and handling of flammable liquids.htm (Adobe PDF - 729 KB)

HSG113 - Lift trucks in potentially flammable atmospheres
Describes methods of reducing the risk of trucks igniting gases and vapours and causing a fire or explosion.
HSG113 - Lift trucks in potentially flammable atmospheres.htm (Adobe PDF - 1.1 MB)

Fire and Explosion - How Safe is your Workplace
Basic requirements of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002.
Fire and Explosion - How Safe is your Workplace.htm (Adobe PDF - 246 KB)

HSG103 - Safe handling of combustible dusts
Provides practical advice on the prevention and mitigation of dust explosions and fires..
HSG103 - Safe handling of combustible dusts.htm (Adobe PDF - 774 KB)

HSG71 - Chemical Warehousing - The storage of packaged dangerous substances
Chemical warehousing is aimed at anyone who has responsibility for the storage of dangerous substances.
HSG71 - Chemical Warehousing - The storage of packaged dangerous substances.htm (Adobe PDF - 3 MB)

HSG178 - The spraying of flammable liquids
Provides information on the hazards of spraying with flammable liquids. It describes preventive and protective measures to reduce the risk of fire and explosion..
HSG178 - The spraying of flammable liquids.htm (Adobe PDF - 717 KB)

HSG176 - The storage of flammable liquids in tanks
Guidance on the design, construction, operation and maintenance of installations used for the storage of flammable liquids in fixed tanks operating at or near atmospheric pressure.
HSG176 - The storage of flammable liquids in tanks.htm (Adobe PDF - 668 KB)

Definitions of Ex Zones
Explosive Atmospheres - Classification of Hazardous Areas (Zoning) and selection of equipment.
Definitions of Ex Zones.htm (Adobe PDF - 45 KB)

Area classification for secondary releases from low pressure natural gas systems
Prepared by the Health and Safety Laboratory for the Health and Safety Executive 2008.
Area classification for secondary releases from low pressure natural gas systems.htm (Adobe PDF - 6.3 MB)

DSEAR 2002 - Safe maintenance repair and cleaning procedures
Approved Codes of Practice and guidance intended to support The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR).
DSEAR 2002 - Safe maintenance repair and cleaning procedures.htm (Adobe PDF - 221 KB)

DSEAR 2002 - Design of plant equipment and workplaces
Approved Codes of Practice and guidance intended to support The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR).
DSEAR 2002 - Design of plant equipment and workplaces.htm (Adobe PDF - 205 KB)

HSG250 - Guidance on permit-to-work systems - A guide for the petroleum, chemical and allied industries
Describes good practice in the use of permit-to-work systems, and will help operators using these systems to ensure risks have been reduced to a level as low as reasonably practicable.
HSG250 - Guidance on permit-to-work systems.htm (Adobe PDF - 303 KB)

HSG191 - Emergency planning for major accidents - Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999
Guidance for emergency planning, on-site and off-site, at major hazards establishments, including operators, local authorities, emergency services and health authorities/boards.
HSG191 - Emergency planning for major accidents.htm (Adobe PDF - 360 KB)

HSG92 - Safe use and storage of cellular plastics
Guidance on controlling the risk of fire associated with cellular plastics, mainly used for upholstered furniture, packaging and insulation. It is aimed at manufacturers, converters and users of cellular plastics.
HSG92 - Safe use and storage of cellular plastics.htm (Adobe PDF - 618 KB)

HSG131 - Energetic and spontaneously combustible substances - Identification and safe handling
Guide to assist chemical manufacturers and warehouse managers in identifying energetic and spontaneously combustible substances..
HSG131 - Energetic and spontaneously combustible substances.htm (Adobe PDF - 520 KB)

HSG135 - Storage and handling of industrial nitrocellulose
Guidance providing information about the hazards associated with industrial nitrocellulose. It also gives practical advice to protect both stored nitrocellulose and people who live or work nearby from fire.
HSG135 - Storage and handling of industrial nitrocellulose.htm (Adobe PDF - 541 KB)

HSG186 - The bulk transfer of dangerous liquids and gases between ship and shore
Providing information on the fire, explosion, toxic and environmental hazards associated with the bulk transfer of dangerous liquids and gases between ship and shore.
HSG186 - The bulk transfer of dangerous liquids and gases between ship and shore.htm (Adobe PDF - 651 KB)

The Dangers of Cellulose Nitrate Film
Aimed at private individuals and voluntary groups who have or find old film in domestic or other non-workplace premises.
The Dangers of Cellulose Nitrate Film.htm (Adobe PDF - 164 KB)

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.htm (Adobe PDF - 111 KB)

A step by step guide to COSHH assessment
Advice and guidance to employers on assessing their activities under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulation 2002 (COSHH).
A step by step guide to COSHH assessment.htm (Adobe PDF - 369 KB)

COSHH essentials for machining with metalworking fluids
Describes good practice using engineering controls and personal protective equipment (PPE) to reduce fluid
contact with skin.
COSHH essentials for machining with metalworking fluids.htm (Adobe PDF - 90 KB)

INDG - 136rev5 - Working with Substances Hazardous to Health
Describes how to control hazardous substances at work so that they do not cause ill health. It will help you understand what you need to do to comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 (as amended).
INDG - 136rev5 - Working with Substances Hazardous to Health.htm (Adobe PDF - 926 KB)

INDG - 365 - Working Safely with Metalworking Fluids
Aims to help employees who work with metalworking fluids understand the main risks to their health.
INDG - 365 - Working Safely with Metalworking Fluids.htm (Adobe PDF - 176 KB)