ISBN-10: 0717616959
ISBN-13: 9780717616954

Emergency Planning for Major Accidents - Control of Major Hazard

Provides practical guidance for those who have to prepare emergency plans, and those who have to respond to them including operators, local authorities, emergency services, health authorities and health boards.

Author(s):Environment Agency, Scottish Environment Protection Agency for HSE
Cover: Softback
Pages: 64
Published: 1999

Provides guidance on good practice for emergency planning under the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999 (COMAH). It is aimed at those with responsibilities for emergency planning, on site and off site, at major hazards establishments.


  • Legal requirements
  • General issues on emergency planning
  • On-site emergency plans
  • Off-site emergency plans
  • Public health aspects of major accidents
  • Environmental aspects of major accidents
  • Training and testing; Initiation of emergency plans
  • Review and revision
  • Informing and warning the public
  • Working with the media
  • Appendices.

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