At a glance

Date:

Thursday, 14 September 2023

Duration:

2.5 hours

Key Contact:

Jane Mardell

On the day

Day 1

0915 Reception and coffee

0930 Introduction & Overview

  • Brief outline of various legislation relating to explosives and fireworks
  • Explanation of the handouts.

0945 – 1030 Safety Requirements

  • The Explosives Regulation 2014 and overarching guidance
  • Interpretation and definitions
  • Risk Assessments – general principles
  • Fire & Explosion Measures
  • Separation Distances
  • Disposal of Explosives

1030 Break

1045 Licensing & Registration

  • Explosives Regulation 2014 and overarching guidance (continued)
  • Local authority assent
  • Licence requirements
  • Refusals of licenses
  • Storage requirements at licensed premises
  • Defences, Prohibitions
  • Powers & Offences

1230 Lunch break

1300 Other relevant Legislation

  • Fireworks Act 2003 and the Fireworks Regulations 2004
  • Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

1415 Break

1430 Other relevant Legislation (continued)

  • The Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regulations 2015
  • Prohibitions on supply of certain fireworks

1530 2 x Workshop Exercises – Identifying problems during an inspection at licensed premises

1615 Open forum – final opportunity for questions

1630 Course concludes

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