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CD281: Consultation on the introduction of the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 2017

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Consultation Documents

  • CD281 - Consultation document on the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 2017 (1010Kb)
    HSE is consulting on revised regulations to replace the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984, known as 'the Regulations' within this document, in order to give effect to the amendments to the International Convention for Safe Containers 1972, known as 'the CSC' within this document. The CSC is an international treaty that was ratified by the UK in 1978. In ratifying the treaty the UK became bound by its terms in accordance with international law. In response to feedback received during the first public consultation held between 18 January and 25 February 2016 HSE made changes to the original proposal. The aim of this consultation is to seek views on the changes .
    17 Oct 2016 10:46

Consultation Summary

NameConsultation on the introduction of the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 2017
DescriptionThis consultation invites further views on HSE's subsequent amendments to the Freight Containers (Safety Convention) Regulations 1984 following an initial consultation. The proposed changes give effect to the amendments made to the International Convention for Safe Containers 1972 and introduce changes to the Safety Approval Plate and additional safety tests. The proposed new regulations will be known as Freight Containers (Safety Convention) (Amended)Regulations 2016
DatesFrom 17 Oct 2016 at 09:00 to 14 Nov 2016. The results were published on 01 Dec 2016.
StatusClosed
Related Topics - IndustriesTransport
Related Topics - HazardsWorkplace transport
Related Topics - Managing Health & SafetyEnforcement and regulation
Contact Details

The Transportation Policy Team
Health and Safety Executive
5.3 Redgrave Court
Merton Rd
Bootle
Merseyside
L20 7HS

email: FCSCreview@hse.gsi.gov.uk