COMAH - Demystifying COMAH - A Basic Introduction
This course is about the principles behind the Control of Major
Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH) and the duties the
regulations impose. It has been designed to provide
duty-holders with an understanding of COMAH and in doing so it
removes the veil of mystery that at times appears to shroud these
regulations. This course identifies the COMAH duties for
Lower and Upper 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
introduces the concept of 'compliant demonstration' and provides an
overview of what the COMAH Competent Authority is looking
for. It will also explain the remodelled COMAH regulatory
regime and the national strategic inspection topics. The
course is particularly targeted at lower tier COMAH operators but
will also provide valuable background for upper tier operators.
The course will cover:
- An introduction to major accident hazards and the major hazards
- COMAH application, including the aggregation rules, duties and
notification to the CA
- The Major Accident Prevention Policy, what it should and should
- Understanding your risk profile
- Controlling your risks
- Roles and responsibilities for compliance
- What to expect from inspections
- COMAH guidance and sources of information
Who should attend?
Managers, supervisors and safety professionals who have
responsibilities within companies for managing or implementing
major accident controls at existing establishments who want to
refresh their understanding of COMAH. It is also suitable for
managers/supervisors of establishments newly brought within scope
of COMAH 2015 who may be involved in dealing with the COMAH
Competent Authority during inspections.
This course can be run for a number of delegates in-house for
your company, we don't currently run this as a open course here on
site.If you solely wish to attend this course, please look at
COMAH Lower Tier open course.
For more information on our in-company training courses, visit
our HSE in-company training
Please complete the
in-company enquiry form with your requirements to enable us to
put together a quote for you.
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
This course can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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