COMAH onshore major hazards: predictive aspects of COMAH – Buxton, 15-16 March 2016

Date and location

15 – 16 March 2016, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9JN

Course overview

This course is intended for risk assessment specialists and ‘intelligent customers’ who buy in risk assessment services. It gives an overview of the requirements for the predictive (risk assessment) aspects of a safety report under the Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations (COMAH) from the point of view of safety. Information assessed, during both the early predictive assessment and the full assessment, are explained. Common pitfalls and ways to avoid them will be identified. The course gives an overview of different risk assessment approaches, and explains how the approach needs to be selected to be proportionate to the risk.

It is delivered by experienced safety report assessors, and from the point of view of the requirements of the regulator.

What will the course cover?

  • The purposes of a COMAH risk assessment
  • Proportionality
  • Key information to include (Schedule 4 Part 2 of COMAH)
  • Structure of the risk assessment
  • Risk matrix and QRA approaches
  • Input data and uncertainty
  • ALARP demonstration

Who should attend?

Safety professionals and managers who are involved in the co-ordination, writing or updating of COMAH safety reports. Consultants who provide assistance with safety reports.

Information and booking

A full programme and online booking form can be found on the COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: Predictive Aspects of COMAH course page. Alternatively, you can email HSL Training or call 01298 218806.

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