Safety

Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization (PESO) has released a notification regarding the withdrawal of Indian representatives/distributors for importing of gas cylinders/ valves/ regulators from foreign manufacturers. According to the guidelines outlined in Rule 3 of the Gas Cylinder Rules 2016, PESO has accepted the design drawings for gas cylinders produced by international gas cylinder producers.…

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has been released notification on draft Explosives Rules. Explosives rule is basically a power for Central Government to prohibit the manufacture, possession or importation of specially dangerous explosives. Explosives are any substance or device that can be made to produce a volume of rapidly expanding gas in an extremely brief…

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued the Static and Mobile Pressure Vessels (Unfired) (Amendment) Rules, 2021 (SMPV Rules) under Explosives Act 1884. As per amendments to the legal provisions are: New definitions are added including competent person, ISO tank container, third party inspection agency. District authority will grant no objection certificate or convey…

Ministry of Commerce & Industry has released Calcium Carbide (Amendment) Rules, 2021 under Petroleum Act 1934. As per revised amendment legal provision: (1) Validity of license has been increased from 3 years to 10 years. (2) The fees for acquiring a license to import & store of calcium carbide have been revised. (3)  The provision…