COMAH Compliance for Lower Tier Establishments
13 September 2023
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 International Airport. This course can be
run at your site or local area by arrangement.
Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at www.visitbuxton.co.uk
£675 per person (includes course notes, lunch and
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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