Explosives Regulations 2014

The Explosives Regulations 2014 (ER2014) came into force on 1st October 2014. ¬†They replace many old explosive specific Regulations (including MSER and COER) and although the layout of the Regulations has changed significantly, the general content of them remain the same. Two overarching guides ¬†have been published . The Regulations The text of the Explosive […]

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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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Exemption for Covenanted Ignitions under RIDDOR

HSE has issued an exemption certificate that removes the requirement to report certain unintentional ignitions as dangerous occurrences.  The exemption comes into immediate effect, but it is a condition of the exemption that the specific ignitions shall have been registered beforehand with HSE.  A copy of the exemption certificate is attached.  xi-explosives-inspectorate-draft-semi-permanent-circular-on-the-procedure-for-registration-of-processes-under-riddor-exemption-certificate-no-4-of-2007.DOC xi-explosives-inspectorate-riddor-certificate-of-exemption-no-4-of-2007.PDF

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