The Use of Structural Justification to Underpin an HSE/ONR Explosives Licence

This Guide has been produced by a joint working group of the explosives industry, specialist engineers for blast resistant structures and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)/Office of Nuclear Regulation (ONR), on behalf of the Explosives Industry Group of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). This Guide takes into account developments and lessons in the […]

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Security of Explosives in Transport

Industry Guidance and Aide Memoire for DfT and HSE Inspectors for Licenced Explosives Sites The Health and Safety Executive Explosives Inspectorate (HSE) and the Department for Transport (DfT) have previously agreed the division of roles and responsibilities in respect of the security of explosives during the entire transport logistics train.  This guide updates the information […]

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EIG Brief Guides

Following the introduction of the Explosives Regulations 2014 EIG has produced a series of Brief Guides to assist members of the explosives industry.  These brief guides are not intended to replace the HSE sub-sector guides to ER2014 but to point users where to find more information.  The guides are subject to review and users should […]

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Guidance on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Explosives Operations

The EIG has published new guidance on the use of PPE for explosives operations available here This publication on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has been produced by a working group of the Explosives Industry Group of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) on behalf of the explosives industry. Its purpose is to provide information to help […]

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Guide: The Use of Explosives in Educational Demonstrations

This Guide contains a list of suitable demonstrations for a variety of audiences and includes, where available, links to further information. The stimulation of potential future scientists by exciting practical demonstrations under controlled conditions is a fundamental part of all scientific education. There are many exciting experiments involving explosives and energetic systems that can be […]

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