Explosives

Regulation Guidance for Fireworks in Retail

This guidance is for dutyholders who store Hazard Type 3 (HT3) and Hazard Type 4 (HT4) fireworks in retail premises and similar environments.

It also contains material relevant to enforcing authorities such as local authority trading standards officers, the police, fire and rescue services and other emergency services. This publication may also be of interest to other government or regulatory agencies and waste disposal operators.




Download - Guidance on Regulations Fireworks in Retail

The Safety of Explosives

This publication is for anyone who has duties under the safety provisions of the Explosives Regulations 2014 (ER2014) (SI 2014/1638).  It is particularly relevant to duty holders such as employers, private individuals and other people manufacturing explosives, storing larger quantities of explosives or storing explosives that present higher hazards or greater risks of initiation.  







Download - L150 The Safety of Explosives

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The Security of Explosives

This publication is for anyone who has duties under the security provisions of the Explosives Regulations 2014 (ER2014).  It is particularly relevant to duty holders:

  • Acquiring, keeping and transferring relevant explosives
  • Manufacturing, storing, transferring and placing on the market civil explosives
  • Manufacturing, possessing or transferring plastic explosives





Download - L151 The Security of Explosives

Both L150 and L151 are structured around the fundamental objectives, described as ‘statements of success’ that all duty holders in the industry should achieve in a manner proportionate to their business.