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Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973)

Regulations Governing the Conveyance of Hazardous Substances by Road Tanker

Chapter 3 : General

12. Duties of an operator



An operator is responsible for the safe loading, offloading and transfer of a grouped hazardous substance and shall ensure that--

a) the substance to be loaded, off-loaded or transferred corresponds with the particulars displayed on the road tanker;
b) no spillage occurs, or that if a spillage does occur it is dealt with in accordance with standing safety rules of the firm or company.