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Company and contractor sentenced for uncontrolled collapse of building on High Street

The owner of a building in Kent and the contractor employed to demolish it have been fined for safety failings after an uncontrolled collapse onto the High Street.....

Added on: 23/06/2017

Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 – updated guidance

The Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (ERAR2016) link to external website came into force in Great Britain (GB) on 20th April 2016 and implement the recast of the civil use e....

Added on: 20/05/2016

Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 – updated guidance

The Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (ERAR2016) came into force in Great Britain on 20 April 2016 and implement the recast of the civil use explosives directive. ERAR2016 amend....

Added on: 20/05/2016

Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016

The Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (ERAR2016) came into force in Great Britain (GB) on 20th April 2016 and implement the recast of the civil use explosives directive. Equi....

Added on: 28/04/2016

Civil explosives – Record keeping requirements

From the 5 April 2015, manufacturers, importers, distributors, and anyone who acquires or keeps civil explosives will have to keep a record of the explosives throughout the supply chain and life cycle....

Added on: 05/06/2015

INDG477 – Storing and selling explosive shooting supplies

This leaflet is aimed at anyone who sells explosive shooting supplies. It outlines the risks and the main legal requirements that apply. It also includes a helpful list of dos and don’ts for dut....

Added on: 02/04/2015

INDG476 – Storing and selling pyrotechnic articles safely

This leaflet is aimed at anyone who sells pyrotechnic articles. It outlines the risks and the main legal requirements that apply. It also includes a helpful list of dos and don’ts for dutyholders.....

Added on: 02/04/2015

Safety notice – Change in classification for detonation cord

Withdrawal of the (UN 0349) 1.4S classification for DynaEnergetics HMX 165 Octocord from the list of classified explosives and fireworks. HSE carried out compliance checks on this product, as part o....

Added on: 02/04/2015

Explosives – new regulations come into force

The new Explosives Regulations 2014 (ER 2014) came into force on 1 October 2014. HSE has worked with stakeholders since 2010 to review existing health and safety related explosives legislation. ER 201....

Added on: 02/04/2015

Simpler explosives and acetylene regulations

New laws on working safely with explosives and compressed acetylene gas  will take effect next month.....

Added on: 02/04/2015

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