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Category: Carriage dangerous goods

Carriage of Dangerous Goods Prohibition Notices – September 2015

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Carriage of Dangerous Goods, prohibition notices issued by Police or Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) or Department for Transport for September 2015.

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Consultation launched on Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations

Friday, October 30, 2015

HSE is currently consulting on proposals to replace the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 (DSHAR) with new shorter and up to date regulations and is also seeking views on a new shorter Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) to support the regulations. Consultation began on 28 October and closes on 23 December 2015.

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LPG supplier fined following tanker gas leak

Friday, October 9, 2015

An LPG supplier was fined after a large leakage from a tanker caused the emergency services to evacuate 15 people from nearby houses.

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CDG Prohibition Notices – 2015

Friday, September 4, 2015

Carriage of Dangerous Goods Prohibition Notices issued by the Police, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) or Department for Transport for Jan – May 2015, now on the HSE website.

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Updates to CDG Manual

Thursday, September 3, 2015

A number of updates have been made to the CDG Manual to reflect ADR 2015, along with changes to the asbestos pages, various organisational name changes, additions to the enforcement matrix, inclusion of vehicles with fewer than four wheels into CDG, and the addition of various links on the resources page.

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Total fined over worker’s burns in molten sulphur

Friday, June 12, 2015

The Total Lindsey Oil Refinery in North Lincolnshire has been fined after a worker suffered serious burns when he stepped into an open manway lid and hit molten sulphur below.

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Leak of dangerous substance leads to £20,000 fines

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

A leak of corrosive potassium hydroxide on a lorry was an ‘immediate risk’ to public safety – but, after noticing it, the driver continued a 12-mile journey.

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