Useful Reference Links

MOD explosives regulations (DSA 03 - OME)

DSA 03 - OME: Ministry of Defence explosives regulations for the safe storage and processing of ordnance, munitions and explosives (OME):

The Explosives Regulations 2014

Explosives Regulations 2014. The new Explosives Regulations 2014 (ER 2014) came into force on 1 October 2014. Guidance relating to the security of explosives (HSE Circular 1/2005), and guidance on the placing of civil use explosives on the market (L66) was also withdrawn.

Explosives Health and Safety

Essential Explosives Health and Safety information and guidance from HSE for anyone involved in:

  • Manufacture and storage of explosives
  • Classification of explosives including importation
  • Storage of ammonium nitrate
  • Transfer of explosives (eg by re-enactors)