HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: New knowledge on flammable hazards – Buxton, 29 January 2015

Date and location

29 January 2015, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9JN

Course overview

This course is an optional addition to the course ‘COMAH onshore major hazards: predictive aspects of COMAH’. Some important risk areas are covered in detail where new knowledge or guidance has become available recently.

These areas include:

  • Assessment of vapour cloud accumulation at very low wind speeds (overfill and spray releases)
  • Explosion modelling for large low-lying vapour clouds
  • Assessment of risks for packaged chemical storage: drum and IBC stores and warehouses

The course will cover specific types of model including:

  • Vapour cloud and explosion modelling (new knowledge and guidance post-Buncefield)
  • Chemical warehouse fires
  • IBC fires

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: New knowledge on flammable hazards course page. Alternatively, you can email HSL Training or call 01298 218806.

Article source: http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-comah-onshore-major-hazards-new-knowledge-on-flammable-hazards.htm