HSE is consulting on a review of the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas regulations 1987 (DSHAR), Approved Code of Practice (COP 18) and guidance HS(R)27. Consultation closes 23rd December.
HSE’s proposes to replace the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 (DSHAR) with new shorter and more up to date regulations. The consultation also seeks views on a new shorter Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) to support the regulations. The proposals are intended to retain existing levels of health and safety protection in relation to dangerous substances in harbour areas in Great Britain. The proposed new regulations will be re-named the ‘Dangerous Goods in Harbour Areas Regulations.