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the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations ( DSEAR). These Regulations require the elimination or reduction. The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations You are here: No. ; Table of Contents. Table of Contents · Content · More. No. HEALTH AND SAFETY. The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres. Regulations Made – – – – -. 7th November
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Is this page useful? 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.
Places where explosive atmospheres may occur 8. Duties under these Regulations. Places where explosive atmospheres may occur 2.
HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. Designing, constructing, assembling, installing, providing and using suitable work processes Skip to content Skip to navigation. The application of appropriate systems of work including—. Minor amendments are being made to this edition to reflect the changes, although the guidance remains substantially dssar same.
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You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information. HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. The ACOP is primarily for dsea informed and experienced audience such as health and safety professionals. A – switch to normal size A – switch to large size A – switch to larger size. More Resources Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item.
The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations DSEAR are concerned with preventing or limiting the harmful effects of fires, explosions and similar energy-releasing events and corrosion to metals. Places where explosive atmospheres may occur. The ACOP applies to workplaces that manufacture, store, process or use dangerous substances as defined in this publication.
Classification of hazardous places. These regulations are subject to amendment from 1 June Gases that are under pressure eg gas in a cylinder may present a risk of explosion if not correctly handled in the workplace. 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.
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Health and Safety Executive. The content has been updated in light of changes to European and domestic legislation, such as substance classification and labelling issues and general fire safety.
Businesses already complying with these duties are therefore unlikely to need to take any additional action.
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Csear Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations are concerned with protection against risks from fire, explosion and similar events arising from dangerous substances used or present in the workplace. Health and Safety Executive. Duties under these Regulations 5.
DSEAR require that any workplace where explosive atmospheres may occur are classified into hazardous zones based on the risk of an explosion occurring, and protected from sources of ignition by selecting equipment and protective systems on the basis of the categories set out in the Equipment and Protective Systems for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations EPS.
Elimination or reduction of risks from dangerous substances. Skip to content Skip to navigation. 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 It is anticipated that the practical impact, if any, of these changes will be minimal because the intrinsic hazards of the substances being used, or present, in workplaces is unchanged.
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