COMAH: Compliance for lower-tier establishments – Buxton, 18 May 2016

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HSL is to run a 1 day course on COMAH Compliance for Lower Tier Establishments.

18 May 2016

The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH)
impose duties on establishments holding in storage or process
quantities of hazardous materials above thresholds defined for each
substance. Those establishments where the quantities exceed the
lower of the thresholds are known as Lower Tier Establishments.

This course identifies the COMAH duties for Lower Tier
establishments and what needs to be done to comply with them. It
also explains the duties that fall to the Competent Authority (CA)
and Local Government.

  • An introduction to the major hazards regulatory regime
  • COMAH application, including the aggregation rules, duties and
    notification to the CA
  • The Major Accident Prevention Policy, what it should and should
    not contain
  • Understanding your risk profile
  • Controlling your risks
  • Roles and responsibilities for compliance
  • Delivering the Safety Management System
  • Mitigatory actions

Managers/supervisors of new lower tier COMAH establishments,
those moving into managerial roles at existing LT establishments
and those wanting to refresh their understanding of COMAH.

The course will be run at the Health Safety Laboratory in
the spa town of Buxton. Buxton is in the heart of the Peak District
and has good links to mainline train stations and Manchester
International Airport.

Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at

The cost of this course is £495 per person (includes course
notes, lunch and refreshments).

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Please note the invoice option is not available within 4
weeks of the course date, or for overseas customers.

For further dates and additional information email:
or contact the Training Conferences Unit
at HSL directly on +44 (0)1298 218806.

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