Hazardous Substances (Emergency Management) Regulations 2001

  • revoked
  • Hazardous Substances (Emergency Management) Regulations 2001: revoked, on 1 December 2017, by regulation 4(1) of the Hazardous Substances (Health and Safety Reform Revocations) Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/233).

Part 4 Level 3 emergency management (response plans, secondary containment, and signage)

Duties

25 Duties of persons in charge of places under this Part

(1)

This regulation applies to a place if—

(a)

there is held in it, or reasonably likely to be held in it on occasion, an aggregate quantity of hazardous substances of a particular hazard classification greater than the quantity specified in Schedule 4; and

(b)

it is not an aircraft subject to the Civil Aviation Act 1990 or a ship subject to the Maritime Transport Act 1994.

(2)

Subject to regulations 36(3) and 42(2), a person in charge of a place to which this regulation applies must ensure that the requirements of this Part are complied with.

(3)

If the third column of Schedule 4 specifies a weight and a volume as alternative quantities for hazardous substances in gaseous form,—

(a)

subclause (1) has effect as soon as either quantity of the substances is held or reasonably likely to be held; and

(b)

the references to a volume of gaseous hazardous substances must be read as references to volumes of those substances as they would be at—

(i)

a pressure of 101.3 kPa; and

(ii)

a temperature of 20°C.

Regulation 25(3)(b)(i): amended, on 26 March 2004, by regulation 18 of the Hazardous Substances (Emergency Management) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/44).