Accession Number : ADP005314

Title :   A Six Years Practice in the Enforcement of the New French Explosive Safety Regulation,

Corporate Author : INSPECTORATE OF ARMAMENT FOR EXPLOSIVES AND PROPELLANTS SAINT-CLOUD (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s) : Amiable,R. V.

Report Date : AUG 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : French Department of Labour has edicted in 1979 new regulations in order to protect workers in explosive or pyrotechnic establishments. For the enforcement of this new regulations the Labour Inspectorate has received assistance from the Inspectorate has received assistance from the Inspectorate of Armaments for propellants and explosives of the French D.O.D. The aim of INGENIEUR GENERAL R. V. AMIABLE, DEPUTY INSPECTOR FOR PYROTECHNIC SAFETY at the FRENCH INSPECTORATE of Armaments is: to make a short history of the French safety regulation concerning explosive or pyrotechnic establishments; to explain the main characteristics of the new regulations; and to discuss the benefits and the disadvantages of the new system in the light of a six years practice, first from the point of view of the French Inspectorate and second from the one of the manufacturers.

Descriptors :   *EXPLOSIVES, *SAFETY, *REGULATIONS, *LAW ENFORCEMENT, INDUSTRIAL PERSONNEL, PROTECTION, HISTORY, BENEFITS, FRANCE, SYMPOSIA

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Government and Political Science
      Radiobiology
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE