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Seveso II Directive – Implications of new EU legislation

The Seveso Directive is the main piece of EU legislation that deals specifically with the control of on-shore major accident hazards involving dangerous substances. 

Any site, not just those in the chemical sector, is covered by Seveso if it has dangerous substances present at or above specified quantities, or if dangerous substances could be generated during loss of control of an industrial chemical process.

Seveso II Directive – Implications of new EU legislation