Representing the UK Explosives Industry


Department for Transport (DfT) together with the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) and the Department of Justice Northern Ireland (DOJNI) have produced the Carriage of Dangerous Goods: Approved Derogations and Transitional Provisions 2012 document which is now available on the following websites:




This document is also available to purchase from the Stationery Office’s website click here (ISBN 97801155321139).

The presentations from the workshop are available below

Martin Guest – Introduction
Neil Morton – Why Classification?
Tom Smith – Industry perspective
Michael Marriott – UN Firework Classification process
Allen Webb – Classification – The What, the When and the How
Martyn Sime – Classification Application Form
Martyn Sime – Know your Fireworks
Neil Morton – Questions

It is hoped that the sample drawings will be made available shortly.

Dear Colleagues SQA have added a survey relating to proposed changes to ADR driver training to their website.

If you wish to comment the link is here:

If you have any questions, comments on the questionnaire or prefer a hardcopy please contact:
Fraser Talbot,
SQA, The Optima Building,
8 Robertson Street, Glasgow,
G2 8DQ.      Tel. 0845 213 5278 Fax. 0845 213 5000.

Alan Mundy
Dangerous Goods Division
Department for Transport
2/26 Great Minster House
76 Marsham Street
London SW1P 4DR
Tel: +44 (0)20 7944 5235
Fax +44 (0)20 7944 2039 

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