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Document ID (ISN)108533
CIS number 08-1150
Year 2007
Convention or series no. HSE Research Report 511
Author(s) Franks A.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Revised land use planning arrangements around large scale petroleum depots
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2007. viii, 79p. Illus. 15 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract Following an incident at an petroleum storage depot in 2005, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) commissioned this study to assist in reviewing HSE's approach to providing land use planning advice in the vicinity of similar installations. This report presents proposals for revised arrangements for provision of land use planning advice. The proposals are based on a review of information on the effect of blast on building occupants, observations of the blast damage in the 2005 incident and a review of some of the justification underpinning certain aspects of the current arrangements. The options proposed would result in greater restriction on development of land in the vicinity of the sites concerned.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; petroleum; explosion hazards; neighbourhood populations; hazard evaluation; risk factors; storage tanks
Descriptors (secondary) safety engineering; role of government; report; public OSH institutions
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Explosions
Risk evaluation