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Consultation Documents

Consultation Summary

NameConsultation on legislation to transpose the directive on the identification and traceability of explosives for civil uses
DescriptionThe proposed Regulations, for both GB and NI, require that explosives for civil uses manufactured or imported into the European Community are uniquely identified and can be traced from the production site through to their final use. This is with a view to preventing misuse and theft, and assisting authorities in tracing the origin of lost or stolen explosives.
DatesFrom 1 Sep 2009 at 08:00 to 02 Nov 2009.
Related Topics - IndustriesExtractive industries
Related Topics - HazardsFire and explosion
Related Topics - Managing Health & Safety
Contact Details

If you have any questions, please contact

Diane Savage
Health and Safety Executive,
Mines, Quarries and Explosives Policy
5S.G Redgrave Court
Merton Road
Merseyside L20 7HS

Tel: 0151 951 4198
Fax: 0151 951 3098
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