COMAH: Safety Report Requirements – HSL Buxton, 24-25 November 2015

Date and location

24 – 25 November 2015, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9JN

Course overview

This course presents a general overview of the requirements of a Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations (COMAH) Safety Report with emphasis being placed on relevant technical aspects of the safety report.

The COMAH safety report technical assessment / inspection criteria are explained including the type and level of information required to make the necessary demonstration of the technical measures. Common pitfalls associated with COMAH safety report technical aspects submissions are discussed and ways to avoid them will be identified.

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

The course will cover:

  • Overview of relevant requirements of the COMAH Regulations
  • General expectations for a COMAH safety report submission
  • The assessment and technical demonstration criteria
  • Proportionality and how this affects technical criteria demonstration
  • Technical measures demonstration requirements

The technical specialist topics covered are:

  • Process Safety
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • Human Factors

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: Safety report requirements course page. Alternatively, you can email HSL Training or call 01298 218806.

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