Safety Laws of Foreign Countries

1 Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA) 1970, USA.


2 United States Department of Transport’s Hazardous Material Regulations.


3 Health & Safety at Work Act (HSWA), 1974, UK.


4 Control of Industrial Major Accidents Hazards (CIMAH) Regulations 1984, UK.


5 Notification of Installation Handling Hazardous Substances Regulations (NIHHS), 1982, UK.


6 The JK Blue Book (Governing the carriage of dangerous goods in ships).


7 British Railways list of dangerous goods and conditions of acceptance.


8 British Regulations governing transport by road within UK of certain inflammable liquids, corrosive substances and organic peroxide.


9 The European Agreement concerning International carriage of Dangerous goods by Road (ADR).


10 International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) code published by Inter Governmental Maritime consultative Organisation (IMO).


11 International Regulations concerning carriage of Dangerous goods by rail (IRD).


12 International Air Transport Association (IAA) Rules for restricted articles (cargo) regulations.


13 International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974 (SULAS 74.)


14 Code of Safe Practice for Shipment of Bulk Cargoes (BC Code), 1965.


15 Emergency Procedures for Ships carrying dangerous goods (EMS) and its supplement 1984.


16 Medical First Aid Guide for use in Accident involving Dangerous Goods (MFAG) revised in 1982 and its supplement 1984.


17 International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973 (MARPOL 73),


18 IMO recommendations on safe transport, handling and storage of Dangerous Substances in Port Areas.


19 IMO recommendations on the safe use of pesticides in Ships, revised in 1980.


20 IMO/ILO guidelines for packing cargo in freight containers, or vehicles.


21 World Bank and IFC Guidelines for identifying, analysing and controlling major hazard installations in developing countries 1985.


22 EEC Directive on Hazardous Installations.


23 Transportation Emergency Assistance Plan (TEAP), Canadian Chemical Producers Association.


24 Federal List of 403 very toxic chemicals, EPA, USA.


25 UN (Numbers) List of dangerous chemicals.

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