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RESOLUTION OF THE MINISTRY OF EMERGENCY SITUATIONS OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

of May 17, 2021 No. 35

About approval of Rules on safety of transportation of dangerous goods by road transport

Based on subitem 7.4 of Item 7 of the Regulations on the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus approved by the Presidential decree of the Republic of Belarus of December 29, 2006 No. 756, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus DECIDES:

1. Approve Rules on safety of transportation of dangerous goods by road transport (are applied).

2. This resolution becomes effective after its official publication.

Minister

V. I. Sinyavsky

It is approved

Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Belarus

 

Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus

 

Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Republic of Belarus

 

Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus

 

Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Belarus

 

State committee on standardization of the Republic of Belarus

 

Committee for State Security of the Republic of Belarus

 

State boundary committee of the Republic of Belarus

 

The Belarusian state concern on oil and chemistry

 

 

Approved by the Resolution of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus of May 17, 2021 No. 35

Rules on safety of transportation of dangerous goods by road transport

Section I.

Basic provisions

Chapter 1. General provisions

1. These rules establish safety requirements of transportation of dangerous goods by road transport across highways public in the territory of the Republic of Belarus, except for transportations of the dangerous goods performed in the international message (transit transportations of dangerous goods on the territories of the Republic of Belarus, export of dangerous goods from the Republic of Belarus, import to the Republic of Belarus), regulate relations of subjects of transportation of dangerous goods.

2. These rules are obligatory for:

subjects of transportation of dangerous goods;

the organizations performing training of workers of subjects of transportation, occupied with transportation of dangerous goods, the organizations performing production, repair, checks of tanks and their equipment, container and packaging for transportation of dangerous goods.

3. International carriages of dangerous goods on the territory of the Republic of Belarus (transit transportations of dangerous goods on the territories of the Republic of Belarus, export of dangerous goods from the Republic of Belarus, import to the Republic of Belarus), are performed with observance of the requirements established by the Agreement on the international road delivery of dangerous goods (DOPOG) (further, unless otherwise specified, - the agreement of DOPOG), other international conventions and intergovernmental agreements (agreements) which participant is the Republic of Belarus.

Transportation of the dangerous goods entering the list of the explosives, destructive devices and blasting agents of industrial function limited to movement through Frontier of the Republic of Belarus when importing and (or) exporting on the bases of non-economic nature import and (or) evacuation of whom is allowed in the presence of permission of Department on supervision of safe operation in the industry of the Ministry of Emergency Situations or in the list of the sources of ionizing radiation limited to movement through Frontier of the Republic of Belarus when importing to the Republic of Belarus and (or) export from the Republic of Belarus No. approved by the resolution of Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of September 23, 2008 1397, it is allowed in the presence of permission of Department on supervision of safe operation in the industry of the Ministry of Emergency Situations (further - the Gospromnadzor) or Department on nuclear and radiation safety of the Ministry of Emergency Situations received according to Item 20.6 or 20.34 of the single list of the ministerial procedures performed by state bodies and other organizations concerning legal entities and individual entrepreneurs, the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus approved by the resolution of February 17, 2012 No. 156 (further - the single list of ministerial procedures), respectively.

Transportation of conditionally pathogenic and pathogenic genetically engineered organisms out of limits of the Republic of Belarus, to the Republic of Belarus and movement by transit through its territory are permitted in the presence of the conclusion (the allowing document) for import to the Republic of Belarus, export from the Republic of Belarus, transit through its territory of conditionally pathogenic and pathogenic genetically engineered organisms received according to Item 10.4 of the single list of ministerial procedures.

4. Action of these rules does not extend on:

technology movements of dangerous goods by road transport in the territory of the organization on which their production, conversion, storage, application or destruction are performed if such movements are performed without exit to highways public;

the transportations listed in subsections 1.1.3.1-1.1.3. 5, 1.1.3.7-1.1.3.10 appendix A to the agreement of DOPOG;

transportations concerning objects of transportation of the dangerous goods included in the list of potentially dangerous objects, productions and the related types of activity having specifics of military application, which are subject to supervision, No. 66 approved by the resolution of Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of January 29, 2013;

transportations of fuel for gas stations of aircrafts of the organizations working on ensuring national security of the Republic of Belarus, the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations, search and rescuing, accomplishment of sanitary flights including when carrying out for this purpose sudden doctrines (trainings).

5. If the quantity of the dangerous goods transported in one transport unit does not exceed the values specified in column 3 tables of Item 1.1.3.6.3 of appendix A to the agreement of DOPOG for this transport category (when the dangerous goods transported in transport unit belongs to the same transport category) or the values calculated according to Item 1.1.3.6.4 of appendix A to the agreement of DOPOG (when the dangerous goods transported in transport unit belongs to the different transport categories), then this dangerous goods is transported according to subsection 1.1.3.6 of appendix A to the agreement of DOPOG.

Chapter 2. Terms and determinations

6. For the purposes of these rules terms and their determinations in the values determined by the Law of the Republic of Belarus of June 6, 2001 No. 32-Z "About transportation of dangerous goods", Chapters 1.2 and 9.1 of appendix A and In to the agreement of DOPOG and also the following terms and their determinations are applied:

the cover car - the car equipped with the flashing indicator of orange color, allocated by carrier (the consignor, the consignee) for escort of the vehicles transporting dangerous goods, having devices of operative communication with the accompanied vehicles;

loads of the increased danger - dangerous goods which can be used not for designated purpose, and in the terrorist purposes and lead to serious effects, such as numerous human losses, mass destructions or in case of dangerous goods of class 7 - mass social and economic shocks;

the large settlement - the settlement with the population of 100 thousand and more people;

large industrial facility - the organization performing industrial activity with number of persons employed more than 1 thousand people;

the material safety data sheet of substance - the document which contains necessary authentic data on physical characteristics (melting temperature, boiling temperature, temperature of ignition and other characteristics), toxicity, chemical activity, storage conditions, transportations, influence on human health, methods of first-aid treatment, use of protective equipment and specifics, methods of neutralization and utilization of substance;

the checking organization - the organization performing, testing of tanks and DOPOG accredited according to Chapter 1.8 of Appendix A to the agreement.

7. Units of measure are applied according to Section 1.2.2 of appendix A to the agreement of DOPOG.

Section II. Organization of transportation of dangerous goods

Chapter 3. General provisions

8. Classification of dangerous goods is made depending on type and degree of danger of load according to part 2 appendix A to the agreement of DOPOG.

9. The list of the dangerous goods allowed to transportation, their numbers of the United Nations (further - No. of the UN), names and writing, classes, classification codes, packing groups, the danger signs, special provisions limited and the exempted quantities, requirements imposed to container (to the instruction for packaging, special provisions on packaging, provisions on joint packaging), requirements imposed to figurative tanks and containers for bulk goods (the instruction, special provisions), requirements imposed to DOPOG tanks (codes of tanks, special provisions), vehicles for transportation in tanks, transport categories, requirements imposed to special provisions on transportation (packaging, transportation by pile/embankment, loading, unloading and processing, operation) identification numbers of danger are determined by appendix A and In to the agreement of DOPOG.

10. Transportation of dangerous goods by vehicles of the physical persons who are not individual entrepreneurs except as specified of transportation when dangerous goods is packed for retail sale is forbidden and is intended for their private consumption, use in life, leisure or sport provided that measures for prevention of any leakage (prosypaniye) of content in normal conditions of transportation are taken. When such loads are the flammable liquids transported in the vessels of reusable use filled with physical person or for physical person, the total quantity shall not exceed 60 liters on one vessel and 240 liters on one transport unit. Dangerous goods in containers of average load-carrying capacity for bulk goods, large-size container or tanks, is not considered packed for retail sale.

11. The consignor or person authorized by him bears responsibility for:

condition of the dangerous goods shown for transportation;

the correct reference of dangerous goods to this or that class;

the correct packaging of dangerous goods in the container guaranteeing it durability for safety of transportation of dangerous goods, and also marking of container, packaging, drawing handling instructions;

correct execution of the accompanying documents necessary for this dangerous goods.

12. The carrier, the consignor and the consignee shall ensure safety of the workers who are carrying out transportation of dangerous goods and repair of vehicles, used in transit such loads. The workers who are taking part in transportation of dangerous goods shall be provided (the consignor, the consignee, carrier) with individual protection equipment. The carrier, the consignor and the consignee shall instruct the workers transporting dangerous goods about degree of danger of the performed works in transit of such loads, to ensure their safety.

Chapter 4. The admission of vehicles on the territory of the consignor and acceptance of dangerous goods to transportation

13. Acceptance of dangerous goods to transportation and delivery to their consignee or person (the customs applicant, the freight forwarder) authorized by it is made according to requirements of the Law of the Republic of Belarus of August 14, 2007 No. 278-Z "About road transport and motor transportations", Rules of motor transportations of the loads approved by the resolution of Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of June 30, 2008 No. 970, and these rules.

14. The manufacturer, the consignor, the consignee of dangerous goods develops the instruction about the admission of the vehicle on its territory for loading (unloading) and constantly makes control of its compliance to the legislation in the field of transportation of dangerous goods.

15. The admission on the territory of the consignor of vehicles which do not meet the requirements of these rules and (or) are not completed according to Items 160-165 of these rules and (or) in case of absence at the driver of necessary documents, it is not allowed.

16. The consignor or person authorized by him before issue of dangerous goods to carrier shall provide all documents, necessary for transportation, in its order and report data on dangerous goods.

17. In case of acceptance of dangerous goods to transportation the driver (accompanying person) shall check availability on container of special marking which is put according to these rules.

18. The marking characterizing transport danger shall correspond to appendix 1.

19. In case of identification by subjects of transportation of dangerous goods of violations of requirements of these rules sending and transportation shall be suspended until the revealed violations are eliminated.

Chapter 5. Requirements to carrying out handling works

20. In case of accomplishment of handling works with dangerous goods requirements of Rules of motor transportations of the loads approved by the resolution of Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of June 30, 2008 No. 970, of Cross-industry rules on labor protection when carrying out the handling works approved by the resolution of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Republic of Belarus of January 26, 2018 No. 12, and these rules shall be observed.

21. The dangerous goods shall be located in container, the packaging intended for transportation of specific dangerous goods.

22. By transfer to transportation of the packed dangerous goods or the empty crude container the lift truck shall check whether the container of damages has.

23. The lift truck shall not transfer to transportation packaging with the damaged container, in particular with untight container from which there occurs or can be leakage of dangerous substance until damage is not eliminated; the same obligation concerns also the empty crude container.

24. When loading dangerous goods in the vehicle or big or small container the lift truck shall observe the requirements concerning loading and load handling.

25. If necessary the vehicle or container shall be equipped with the devices facilitating fixing and processing of dangerous goods. The packagings containing dangerous substances and unpacked dangerous items shall be fixed by means of the appropriate means capable to hold loads (such as fixing belts, portable crossbeams, sliding brackets) in the vehicle or container so that in transit there were no movements capable to change provision of packagings or to cause their damage.

If dangerous goods is transported with other loads (for example, the heavy equipment or obreshetka), all loads shall be fixed or keep within firmly in vehicles or containers for prevention of release of dangerous goods. Movement of packagings can also prevent by filling of free space with material for tight loading or by blocking or fixture. If fastenings, such as bandage tapes or belts are used, then they should not be tightened too hardly not to damage or to deform packaging. Packagings shall not be stacked if they are not intended for this purpose. If the packagings of different types of design intended for stacking in stack are jointly loaded it is necessary to consider their compatibility for stacking. In case of need it is necessary to use the bearing devices in order to avoid damage by packagings of the upper tier of packagings of the lower tier. During materials handling operations of packaging with dangerous goods shall be protected from damages.

26. After loading of dangerous goods in container the lift truck shall fulfill requirements for drawing marking and signs of danger according to requirements of these rules.

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