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The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002

  1. 1.Citation and commencement

  2. 2.Interpretation

  3. 3.Application

  4. 4.Duties under these Regulations

  5. 5.Risk assessment

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

  7. 7.Places where explosive atmospheres may occur

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

  9. 9.Information, instruction and training

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

  11. 11.Duty of co-ordination

  12. 12.Extension outside Great Britain

  13. 13.Exemption certificates

  14. 14.Exemptions for Ministry of Defence etc.

  15. 15.Amendments

  16. 16.Repeals and revocations

  17. 17.Transitional provisions

    1. SCHEDULE 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. Zone 0

      4. Zone 1

      5. Zone 2

      6. Zone 20

      7. Zone 21

      8. Zone 22

      9. 1.Notes:

      10. 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 regulations 7(2) and...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

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

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      LEGISLATION CONCERNED WITH THE MARKING OF CONTAINERS AND PIPES

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      AMENDMENTS

      1. PART 1

        1. 1.In section 2 of the Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act...

        2. 2.(1) The Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928 is amended as follows....

        3. 3.(1) The Petroleum-Spirit (Motor Vehicles etc.) Regulations 1929 are amended...

        4. 4.The Petroleum (Liquid Methane) Order 1957 is amended by the...

        5. 5.(1) The Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928 (Enforcement) Regulations 1979 are...

        6. 6.(1) The Petroleum-Spirit (Plastic Containers) Regulations 1982 are amended as...

        7. 7.The Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 are amended...

        8. 8.The Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997 are amended by the...

      2. PART 2

        1. 9.(1) The Fire Certificates (Special Premises) Regulations 1976 are amended...

        2. 10.The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations 1996 are...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      1. PART 1 REPEAL AND REVOCATION

      2. PART 2 REPEAL AND REVOCATION