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Statutory Instrument 1987 No. 37

The Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1987 No. 37

HEALTH AND SAFETY

The Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987

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Made15th January 1987
Laid before Parliament26th February 1987
Coming into force1st June 1987


ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

PART I:
INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION
1. Citation and commencement.
2. Interpretation.
3. Meaning of "dangerous substance".
4. Meaning of "operator".
5. Application of these Regulations.
PART II:
ENTRY OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES INTO HARBOUR AREAS
6. Notice of entry of dangerous substances.
7. Harbour master's powers of prohibition, removal and regulation relating to dangerous substances.
PART III:
MARKING AND NAVIGATION OF VESSELS
8. Flags and lights to be displayed by vessels.
9. Regulations 6 and 8 not to apply to certain ferry-boats.
10. Vessels to keep a safe distance from moored or anchored vessels displaying the flag or light required by regulation 8.
11. Marking of barges.
12. Control of harbour craft.
13. Provision and use of radios.
14. Anchoring and mooring of vessels.
15. Mobility of vessels.
PART IV:
HANDLING DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES
16. General duties of persons handling dangerous substances.
17. Additional duties of employers, self-employed persons and berth operators.
18. Precautions to be taken against fire or explosion.
PART V:
LIQUID DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES IN BULK
19. Fitness of vessels.
20. Permission for transfer between vessels.
21. Safety precautions for loading, unloading or transfer.
22. Certain operations on vessels forbidden without prior permission.
PART VI:
PACKAGING AND LABELLING
23. Freight containers.
24. Portable tanks and receptacles.
25. Labelling.
PART VII:
EMERGENCY ARRANGEMENTS AND UNTOWARD INCIDENTS
26. Preparation of emergency plans by harbour authorities.
27. Emergency arrangements at berths.
28. Untoward incidents.
PART VIII:
STORAGE OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES
29. Application of this Part.
30. Storage tanks.
31. Storage of freight containers, portable tanks and receptacles containing dangerous substances.
32. Parking of road vehicles carrying dangerous substances.
PART IX:
EXPLOSIVES
33. Application of this Part.
34. Need for an explosives licence.
35. Applications for explosives licences.
36. Consideration of licence applications.
37. Security of explosives.
38. Vessels and vehicles loaded with explosives to be taken out of harbours and harbour areas.
39. Harbour craft carrying explosives not to carry passengers.
40. Electro-explosive devices.
41. Deteriorated explosives.
42. Records relating to explosives to be kept.
PART X:
MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL
43. Power of a statutory harbour authority to make byelaws.
44. Enforcement of these Regulations.
45. Defence in proceedings for contravening these Regulations or byelaws.
46. Power to grant exemptions from these Regulations.
47. Repeals, revocations, modifications and savings.

SCHEDULES

 1. The classification of and hazard warning signs for dangerous substances.

 2. Examples of substances and articles not to be treated as being in Class 4.2 (spontaneously combustible substances).

 3. List of specified dangerous substances.

 4. Flag indicating that a vessel is carrying a dangerous substance.

 5. Hazard warning panels.

 6. Provisions relating to byelaws.

 7. Procedure for explosives licence applications.

 8. Repeals, revocations and savings.

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