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Category: SEVESO

HSL: COMAH: The application of CLP and Aggregation in the COMAH 2015 Regulations – HSL Buxton, 19 Oct 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

The course will give an overview of the requirements of the new Regulations. It will also cover the potential changes in scope brought about by the CLP classifications, how to determine the CLP classification of chemicals and how to apply the COMAH aggregation rules to determine the COMAH status of a site. 

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Consultation launched on Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations

Friday, October 30, 2015

HSE is currently consulting on proposals to replace the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 (DSHAR) with new shorter and up to date regulations and is also seeking views on a new shorter Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) to support the regulations. Consultation began on 28 October and closes on 23 December 2015.

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New COMAH Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Delivery Guide

Monday, January 5, 2015

A new Electrical, Control & Instrumentation (E,C&I) Inspection Delivery Guide has been produced. It provides a concise guide detailing how HSE will assess compliance across its three major inspection topics – functional safety, explosive and toxic gas atmospheres and electrical power systems.

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New Electrical, Control & Instrumentation web portal

Monday, January 5, 2015

A new Electrical, Control & Instrumentation (E,C&I) web portal has been produced by HSE. It provides a clear, concise and easily accessible access point for all relevant EC&I information regarding the regulation of topics such as functional safety, explosive atmospheres and electrical power systems for duty holders in the COMAH sector.

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COMAH: The new Seveso lll Directive and GHS – Buxton, 4 December 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014

This course will give an overview of the requirements of the new Directive and the timetable for implementation as revised COMAH regulations.

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Make an impact – Influence safety management with a career in HSE

Friday, September 19, 2014

The work we do at the HSE has a positive and far-reaching impact on UK industrial safety. Explore this site to learn more about the Specialist roles we’re offering.

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Public consultation – Control of Major Accident Hazards Regs 2015

Friday, May 2, 2014

HSE seeks views on proposed new regulations, titled ‘The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015’ to implement all but the land use planning aspects (to be implemented by DCLG) and Article 30, ‘Heavy Fuel Oils’ (implemented February 2014) of Council Directive 2012/18/EU (Seveso III Directive) on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances.

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The Heavy Fuel Oil (Amendment) Regulations 2014

Friday, February 14, 2014

The Heavy Fuel Oil (Amendment) Regulations 2014 have been made and laid, and will come into force on 20 February 2014. These regulations amend the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999 (COMAH), which apply across Great Britain. The Competent Authority has published guidance for operators who have heavy fuel oil (HFO) on site.

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Competent Authority guidance on heavy fuel oil (HFO)

Friday, January 17, 2014

This guidance is for operators who have heavy fuel oil (HFO) on site. It refers solely to changes as a result of the introduction of HFO into named substance ’petroleum products‘ mid-February 2014.

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Anonymised summary and analysis of feedback for HFO Consultative Document CD262

Friday, January 17, 2014

HSE held a six-week public consultation on the draft COMAH Regulations between September and October 2013. Feedback summary and analysis is now available.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Chemical classification – updated website

Friday, September 13, 2013

Updated guidance and information on GHS, CLP Regulation and CHIP now available on the HSE website.

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Competent Authority position on the COMAH regulation of Heavy Fuel Oil

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Publication outlining the position on the regulation of HFO under the Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations 1999 (COMAH), published on 18 June 2013 by the COMAH Competent Authority (Health and Safety Executive, Environment Agency, Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Natural Resources Wales), is available on the HSE website.

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Seveso – updated FAQs

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

New FAQs on Seveso III and the new COMAH regulations have been added to the website, plus details of how to contact the Seveso team if you have a question that has not been covered.

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Public consultation – changes to COMAH

Friday, September 6, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive is proposing to amend the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999 (COMAH) to implement Article 30 of Council Directive 2012/18/EU to categorise heavy fuel oils (HFO) as ‘petroleum products’. This consultation began on 05 September and will end on 18 October 2013.

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Seveso – revised website and content

Thursday, April 11, 2013

The Seveso website has been revised to reflect forthcoming changes as a result of the Seveso III Directive, to be implemented from 1 June 2015. Includes a summary of changes from Seveso II to III and details the implications for businesses, employers and sites currently out of scope.

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Towards implementation of Seveso III as revised COMAH regulations Seminar – London 19 March 2013

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The new Seveso III directive has been agreed and work is beginning towards its implementation. The seminar will highlight the main issues in a series of presentations and will provide opportunity for informal feedback. Early bird registration before 31st January 2013.

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RR823: Plant Ageing Study – Phase 1 report

Friday, August 6, 2010

The project is envisaged in two phases. This report summarises the findings of Phase 1, which had the objectives of:

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SEVESO – Tracking changes to EU legislation that affects COMAH businesses

Thursday, April 15, 2010

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.

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SEVESO eBulletin – free news and updates

Monday, March 8, 2010

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.

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