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COMAH Compliance for Lower Tier Establishments

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

14 November 2017

Introduction

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.

The course will cover:

  • An introduction to the major hazards regulatory regimeCPD Certified
  • 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

Who should attend?

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.

Venue

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 www.visitbuxton.co.uk.

Cost

The cost of this course is £600 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.  If you are selecting the invoice option for payment, it will be mandatory to input a purchase order/reference number as we are unable to process booking forms without this.


For further dates and additional information email: training@hsl.gsi.gov.uk or contact the Training & Conferences Unit
at HSL directly on +44 (0)1298 218806.

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