L138 – Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres.
This Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and guidance provide practical advice on how to comply with the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR).
These Regulations require the elimination or reduction of risk of fire and explosion from substances connected with work activities.
The ACOP is primarily for an informed and experienced audience such as health and safety professionals.
It applies to workplaces that manufacture, store, process or use dangerous substances as defined in this publication.