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Maintaining work processes in an efficient state, in efficient working In section 2 of the Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act They can be found in nearly all workplaces and include such things as solvents, paints, varnishes, flammable gases, such as liquid petroleum gas Sdeardusts from machining and sanding operations, dusts from foodstuffs, pressurised gases and substances corrosive to metal.

Extension outside Great Britain Regulations are amended No changes have been applied to the text.

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Gases that are under pressure eg gas in a cylinder may present a risk of explosion if not correctly handled in the workplace.

Ensuring that equipment and protective systems meet the following requirements— Places where explosive atmospheres may occur. The Fire Precautions Workplace Regulations are amended by the They include the following: From JuneDSEAR places a formal requirement on employers to assess the risks for substances if classified for these properties and put in place suitable control and mitigation measures.

Classification of hazardous places. Information, instruction and training The need to carry out a risk assessment, and have in place procedures for the safe use of chemicals not currently covered by DSEAR, is already necessary to meet the general 20002 of the HSW Actand the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information.

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The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations

Petrol is a dangerous substance and is a highly flammable liquid which can give off flammable vapour, even at very low temperatures. Minor amendments are being made to this edition to reflect the changes, although the guidance remains substantially the same.

The need to carry out a risk assessment and have in place procedures for the safe use of chemicals not currently covered by DSEAR is already required by the general requirements of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations More Resources Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab.

Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations Information, instruction and training. It is anticipated that the impact of these changes will be minimal because the intrinsic hazards of the substances being used or present in workplaces is unchanged. Is this page useful? Cellulose nitrate film can be very dangerous; it catches fire easily and once alight is difficult to put out.

Dangerous substances are any substances used or present at work that could, if not properly controlled, cause harm to people as a result of a fire or explosion or corrosion of metal.

The following measures are those specified for the purposes of Related resources Controlling fire and explosion risks in the workplace Safe use and handling of flammable liquids Storage of flammable liquids in containers Storage of flammable liquids in tanks.

HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. It places a formal requirement on employers to assess the risks for substances if classified for these properties and put in place suitable control and mitigation measures. Identification of hazardous contents of containers and pipes. Resources Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres ACOP L Second edition Controlling fire and explosion risks in the workplace The dangers of cellulose nitrate film More resources.

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Businesses already complying with these duties are therefore unlikely to need to take any additional action. Therefore, assuming businesses are already complying with these duties, they are unlikely to need to take any additional action.

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Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Substances that can corrode metals could cause structural damage reducing integrity of structures if not suitably contained. This is the original version as it was originally made.

Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres

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