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Document ID (ISN)52199
CIS number 89-1341
ISBN(s) 0-11-883831-8
Year 1985
Convention or series no. HSG 25
Health and Safety Executive
Title The Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1984 (CIMAH): Further guidance on emergency plans
Bibliographic information HMSO Publication Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1985. 14p. 24 ref. Price: GBP 3.00.
Abstract The Control of Industrial Major Hazards Regulations 1984 (CIMAH) require on-site emergency arrangements to be made for certain potentially hazardous industrial activities which use dangerous substances. HSE Guidance Booklet HS(R) 21 gives advice on HSE's interpretation of the regulations and on how they will be enforced. This further guidance gives more details on how to prepare an emergency plan. Content: general; rehearsals and training; hazardous events (flammable release, toxic release); on-site emergency plans (key personnel, responsibilities of the incident controller and the site main controller, emergency control centre, initiation, action site, check list for manufactures); off-site emergency plan (setting up the plan, initiation). In the appendices: list of HSE area offices.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; United Kingdom; safety planning; major hazards; emergency organization
Descriptors (secondary) flammable substances; toxic substances; responsibilities; safety training in industry; directive
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Major hazards
Safety programmes