Thursday, May 3, 2012

Requirements for Transporting Hazardous Substances


Requirements for Transporting Hazardous Substances
 
 
Application of Transport Approval

Application
A transport approval is required for the transportation of hazardous substances in quantities exceeding those stipulated in the Schedule of the EPM (HS) Regulations (Table 2). The licence holder can submit an application for a Hazardous Substances Transport Approval via the internet address: http://app1.env.gov.sg/pcls/index.jsp.

Application for a transport approval shall be accompanied by a transportation emergency response plan (TERP) that has been prepared in accordance to the SCDF's format and approved by SCDF.
For transportation using road tankers or tank containers or other bulk packagings (=>450kgs capacity), certified true copies of the tanker/tank container inspection certificates issued by an approved third party inspection body shall be attached together with drawing details to the application.

Approved Routes and Timings

Transportation shall be carried out using the approved routes and timings specified in the transport approval. The recommended routes for transportation are as indicated in the attached map.
The recommended timings for transportation are between the hours of 9.00 am and 5.00 pm from Monday to Saturday. No transportation is allowed on Sundays and Public Holidays.

Transportation Outside Office Hours

Transportation between the hours of 7.00 am and 7.00 pm only may be approved for transportation between Tuas Second Link and Jurong / Tuas Industrial Estates.

Transportation during any hour of the day may be approved for transportation of UN/IMO Class 8 chemicals between PSA ports and Jurong / Tuas Industrial Estates.

Transportation during any hour of the day may be approved on case by case basis for transportation of other UN/IMO Classes of chemicals excluding Class 2.3 toxic gases between PSA ports and Jurong / Tuas Industrial Estates provided the transportation is escorted by trained emergency response personnels, the HS Licence holder or a competent person appointed by him.

For enquiry or more details, please e-mail.

Poh_Yew_Tiong@nea.gov.sg
TRANSPORT APPROVAL MAP

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