|Document ID (ISN)||66118|
|Convention or series no.
||Guidance Note EH 70
Health and Safety Executive
||The control of fire-water run-off from CIMAH sites to prevent environmental damage
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. 8p. 14 ref. Price: GBP 4.00.
||This guidance note provides advice to operators of sites subject to the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1984 (CIMAH) (see CIS 89-1436). It concerns measures for the control of fire-water which may have been contaminated with chemicals stored at the site. Fire precautions are outlined along with emergency planning and environmental hazard identification, containment of fire-water run-off (lagoons and lakes, bunded areas, temporary containment), and alternatives to containment (controlled burning). An appendix summarizes legal requirements.
||fire fighting; dangerous substances; water pollution; major hazards; pollution control; United Kingdom
||emergency organization; bund walls; glossary; legislation; fire protection
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
|Broad subject area(s)