DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF VACUUM INSULATED ROAD TANKERS USED FOR THE CARRIAGE OF NON-TOXIC DEEPLY REFRIGERATED GASES. ROAD TRAFFIC (CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES IN ROAD TANKERS AND TANK CONTAINERS) REGULATIONS 1992

This Code has been approved by the Health and Safety Commission, with the consent of the Secretary of State for Transport, under Section 16(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, to provide practical guidance on the provisions of regulation 6(a)-(c) of the Road Traffic (Carriage of Dangerous Substances in Road Tankers and Road Containers) Regulations 1992, relating to the carriage of non-toxic deeply refrigerated gases in the UK. It was prepared by the British Compressed Gases Association in conjunction with the Health and Safety Executive. Regulation 6(a)-(c) specifies the conditions that must be satisfied by an operator of a road tanker or tank container for the carriage of dangerous substances in the UK. The Code applies only to rigid vehicles, tractors and trailers constructed after it came into force. Part 1 of the Code is concerned with the following aspects of the vehicle: (1) engine fuel system; (2) immobilisation; (3) rear-end protection; (4) stability; (5) driver's cab; and (6) fire extinguisher container. Part 2 is concerned with the tank and its fittings. Part 3 is concerned with specific requirements for tankers carrying flammable gases. There are two appendices.

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    Her Majesty Stationary Office

    49 High Holborn
    London WC1V 6HB,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1993

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00668337
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 0-11-885749-5
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 2 1994 12:00AM