Explosives health and safety
Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016
Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 came into force on 20 April 2016. A summary of the main changes is available.
Recipient Competent Authority document (RCA)
Information on the controls that apply to the transfer of explosives within Great Britain (GB).
Transfer of explosives
Explosives must be classified before they are transported. Classification involves an assessment to determine the hazards posed by the explosives as packaged for transport. In Great Britain, the Competent Authorities for assigning explosives classifications are HSE and MOD.
More on classification
Discarding and disposal
Explosives, and explosive contaminated items, must be discarded and disposed of safely.
More on disposal
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