Handreiking | Controlling fire and explosion risks in the workplace – A brief guide to the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations

This leaflet provides a brief introduction to the requirements of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 – known as DSEAR.1,2 It explains what employers may need to do to protect their employees from fire and explosion risks. It will also be useful to employees and their representatives. The Regulations aim to protect people from fire and explosion risks related to dangerous substances and potentially explosive atmospheres. DSEAR places duties on employers to protect people from risks to their safety from fires, explosions and similar events in the workplace. These duties also apply to those self-employed people whose work activities may pose a risk to others.

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