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Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Application

  5. 4.Duties under these Regulations

  6. 5.Risk assessment

  7. 6.Elimination or reduction of risks from dangerous substances

  8. 7.Places where explosive atmospheres may occur

  9. 8.Arrangements to deal with accidents, incidents and emergencies

  10. 9.Information, instruction and training

  11. 10.Identification of hazardous contents of containers and pipes

  12. 11.Duty of co-ordination

  13. 12.Application within the territorial sea

  14. 13.Exemption certificates

  15. 14.Exemptions for Ministry of Defence, etc.

  16. 15.Amendments

  17. 16.Repeals and revocations

  18. 17.Transitional provisions

  19. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. GENERAL SAFETY MEASURES

        1. 1.The following measures are those specified for the purposes of...

      2. WORKPLACE AND WORK PROCESSES

        1. 2.Ensuring that the workplace is designed, constructed and maintained so...

        2. 3.Designing, constructing, assembling, installing, providing and using suitable work processes...

        3. 4.Maintaining work processes in an efficient state, in efficient working...

        4. 5.Ensuring that equipment and protective systems meet the following requirements...

      3. ORGANISATIONAL MEASURES

        1. 6.The application of appropriate systems of work including –

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      (which substantially reproduces the provisions of Annex I of Council Directive 99/92/EC)

      1. 1.Places where explosive atmospheres may occur

      2. 2.Classification of hazardous places

      3. 1.Notes:

      4. 2.“Normal operation” means the situation when installations are used within...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CRITERIA FOR THE SELECTION OF EQUIPMENT AND PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS

      1. 1.Equipment and protective systems for all places in which explosive...

      2. 2.In particular, the following categories of equipment must be used...

      3. 3.For the purposes of this Schedule and regulation 7(2) and...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      (which substantially reproduces the provisions of Annex III of Council Directive 99/92/EC)

      1. Distinctive features: (a) triangular shape; (b) black letters on a...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      LEGISLATION CONCERNED WITH THE MARKING OF CONTAINERS AND PIPES

      1. Classification and Labelling of Explosives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991 (S.R....

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      PREMISES AND ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE TERRITORIAL SEA

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Offshore installations

      3. 3.Wells

      4. 4.Pipelines

      5. 5.Mines

      6. 6.Other activities

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      AMENDMENTS

      1. PART I

        1. 1.The Fifth Schedule to the Uniformity of Laws Act (Northern...

        2. 2.(1) The Petroleum (Consolidation) Act (Northern Ireland) 1929 shall be...

        3. 3.(1) The Petroleum-spirit (Motor Vehicles, &c.) Regulations (Northern Ireland), 1930...

        4. 4.The Petroleum (Liquid Methane) Order (Northern Ireland) 1973 shall be...

        5. 5.(1) The Petroleum-Spirit (Plastic Containers) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1983 shall...

        6. 6.In the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations (Northern Ireland)...

        7. 7.In the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001, in...

      2. PART II

        1. 8.(1) The Fire Certificates (Special Premises) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991...

        2. 9.For regulation 20 (unloading of petrol at petroleum filling stations...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      1. PART I repeal and revocation

      2. PART II repeal and revocation

  20. Explanatory Note

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