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COMAH 2015 Unpacked

HSL is to run a 1 day course on COMAH 2015 Unpacked.

Please email your expression of interest


The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH) implement the SEVESO III Directive. The regulations impose duties on establishments holding in storage or process quantities of hazardous materials above thresholds defined for each substance.

This course informs delegates about the changes in the regulation of chemical major hazards brought about by the implementation of the SEVESO III Directive.

The course will cover:

  • The structure of the regulations
  • Changes in definitions
  • The main duties
  • The classification of chemicals according to the CLP regulations as they apply to Schedule 1and the application of the schedule to identify establishments within scope of COMAH

Detailed coverage will be given to:

  • Notification
  • Safety reports
  • Information to the public
  • LUP
  • Timetable for actions
  • Emergency planning
  • Changes to interventions

Who should attend?

Managers and safety advisers from existing COMAH establishments; safety consultants who provide advice in this field.


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


The cost of this course is £495 per person (includes course notes, lunch and refreshments).



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 & Conferences Unit
at HSL directly on +44 (0)203 028 3704.

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