COMAH Compliance for Lower Tier Establishments
24 October 2019
Other available dates: email us to
6 February 2020
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 regime
- 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
- 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.
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
Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at www.visitbuxton.co.uk.
The cost of this course is £650 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or
contact the Training and Events Team at HSE directly on +44 (0)203
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