RBA provides information and guidance on bitumen and bituminous products and can be contacted on 01423 876361 or email chris.southwell@eurobitume.eu

These downloads are free and are available by clicking on the appropriate link below. 


Bitumen Delivery


Guide to Safe Delivery of Bitumen – UK Edition Click here 
Site Inspection for Bitumen Delivery - August 2016 Click here
Bitumen Discharge Permit Click here 

Guidance on Emergency Safety Showers for bitumen deliveries

(Note: this document is currently under review)

Click here 
Guidance on Safety Footwear for bitumen delivery drivers Click here 
The Bitumen Burns Card Click here 
The Industry Best Practice Guidance on the Manufacture, Maintenance and
Use of Bitumen Tank-Vehicles
Click here 
Pocket Guide to Safe Delivery of Bitumen  Click here
Toolbox Talk on Personal Protective Equipment  Click here 
Toolbox Talk - Emergency Shower Click here 

Toolbox Talk on Using the Bitumen Discharge Permit

Click here
Toolbox Talk on Site Induction Click here
Bitumen Storage  Downloads 
Guidance for the Design and Use of Ground Based Pumps  Click here 
Guidance for Safe Bitumen Tank Management  Click here 
Guidance for Returning Bitumen Storage Tanks to Service  Click here 
Position Paper on the use of Ground Based Pumps for Bitumen
Discharge at Customer Sites 
Click here 
New Hot Bitumen Storage Tank Construction Guidelines  Click here 
Information on the Oil Storage Regulations 2001 (Environment Agency) Click here 
Bitumen STANDARDS UK Guidance Downloads
Guidance on the Specifications for Paving Grade Bitumens
(BS EN 12591:2009)
Click here
 Guidance on the Specification Framework for Polymer Modified Bitumens
(BS EN 14023: 2010)
 Click here
REACH  Downloads 
Registration of Bitumen Uses according to REACH Click here 
List of Bitumen Applications and Uses  Click here 
Training  Downloads 
Bitumen HSE training package  Click here 
Bitumen Industry and Environment Downloads 
Bitumen and occupational hazard  Click here 
The Bitumen Industry – A Global Perspective
(Eurobitume/Asphalt Institute)
Click here
Bitumen Life Cycle Inventory (Eurobitume)  Click here 
asPECT - The new carbon footprint calculator for asphalt
products (TRL) 
Click here