Topics about the UK DSEAR (Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations) for business managers and Health and staff with responsibility for company Health and Safety.
You may well ask “Who Is Responsible for the DSEAR Risk Assessment?” The person who Is responsible for carrying out the DSEAR Risk Assessment for any workplace is a good question. One which may arise when a number of contractors, and sub-contractors operate on a site, where an explosion hazard is present which requires the […]
The following is an explanation of the requirements of the DSEA Regulations for Landfill Site DSEAR Risk Assessment, and what they mean for landfill site owners and operators. All landfill owners (and by delegation their operators) fall under this regulation, and must act in order to comply with Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) which have […]
A DSEAR Risk Assessment is defined as “a Risk Assessment which assesses all the risks which are risks which fall within the scope of the UK’s DSEAR”. For those unfamiliar with DSEAR, the following extract from the UK governments HSE website define the meaning of DSEAR: The DSEAR Explained The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres […]
The DSEAR meaning is very specific, and is easily defined. DSEAR (The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations of 2002) is the United Kingdom’s implementation of the European Union-wide ATEX directive. The intention of the Regulation is to reduce the risk of a fatality or serious injury resulting from a “dangerous substance” igniting and potentially […]