DSEAR (The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002)
The HSE has now merged 5 items of health and safety Guidance under DSEAR to enable employers to have a clearer understanding of their duties and controls to use to protect their employees.
L138 incorporates the following ACoPs:
These can be viewed via the HSE link: www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/L138.htm
INDG370 – Controlling Fire & Explosion Risks in the Workplace also provides a shirt guide to DSEAR.
Overall the new ACoP is simpler and clearer for employers to gain an understanding of the requirements of the regulations.