As a regulator, the Health & Safety Executive aims to prevent workplace death, injury or ill health.
They achieve this using a variety of methods to influence change and help people manage risks at work. They include providing advice, information and guidance, raising awareness in workplaces by influencing and engaging, operating permissioning and licensing activities in major hazard industries, carrying out targeted inspections and investigations and taking enforcement action to prevent harm and hold those who break the law to account.
HSG71 is for anyone with responsibility for storing dangerous substances, regardless of facility size. The document includes control measures aimed at elimination or reduction of risks due to storage of packaged dangerous goods.
HSG140 is for those responsible for the safe use and handling of flammable liquids in all general work activities, small-scale chemical processing and spraying processes. It explains the fire and explosion hazards associated with flammable liquids and will help you determine how to control the risks in your workplace.
HSG51 is for those responsible for the safe storage of flammable liquids in containers at the workplace. It applies to storage of flammable liquids in containers up to 1000 litres capacity.
It explains the fire and explosion hazards associated with flammable liquids and will help you determine how to control the risks in your workplace.