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COMAH - Technical Aspects of Safety Reports

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This course discusses the technical section of a COMAH safety report which should describe the Design, Construction, Operation, Maintenance and Modification of the COMAH site.

The course covers the Process Safety, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Control and Instrumentation and Human Factors aspects which form the technical section of a Safety Report.

It discusses the link between the technical and predictive sections of the report and shows how Human Factors need to be considered throughout.

The course will:

  • Discuss the technical section of a COMAH Safety Report
  • Show the link between the technical and predictive sections of theSafety Report
  • Show how Human Factors is integral to a Safety Report
  • Describe the assessment process and the technical demonstration criteria


The technical topics covered are:

  • Process SafetyCPD Logo
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Control and Instrumentation
  • Human Factors

Who should attend?

Those involved in writing the technical sections of COMAH safety report.  They could work for companies with COMAH sites or for their consultants.


The course will be run at the HSE Science and Research Centre 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


The cost of this course is £1145 per person (includes course notes, lunch and refreshments).

Comments & Feedback

"Very relevant to my role and has been extremely useful in helping me understand what is required in terms of safety report content and the level of evidence required."

Georgina Brooks, Tata Steel

"Covered everything required in depth with good examples and further discussion.  Knowledge and discussion from presenters really helped with making the understandng of the application clear."

Jamie-Ross Landeg, Tata Steel



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: or contact the Training and Events Team at HSE directly on +44 (0)203 028 3704.

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