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CIS 08-755 Grand-Ducal Regulation of 17 July 2000 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances [Luxembourg]
Règlement grand-ducal du 17 juillet 2000 concernant la maîtrise des dangers liés aux accidents majeurs impliquant des substances dangereuses [Luxembourg] [en francés]
This regulation implements in Luxembourg the provisions of EC Directive 96/82/EC (see CIS 97-1079 ). Its aim is to prevent or limit the effects of major accidents, ensuring high levels of protection in the country. It applies to all establishments where dangerous substances are present in quantities exceeding certain levels indicated in the Annex. The following fall outside its scope: military establishments, hazards created by ionizing radiation, most transport and pipeline activities, and mines and quarries. Operators shall have obligations connected with major hazard prevention, including: notification of establishments where dangerous substances are present; prevention policies; prevention of domino-effect accidents; safety reports; emergency plans; major hazard control in urban environments; information on safety measures and on accidents; reporting to the Commission on major accidents; prohibiting certain activities; inspections; exchange of information between Member States and the Commission. In annex: qualifying quantities for substances; list of categories of substances and preparations not named individually; minimum requirements for written reports etc. The Regulation of 10 Apr. 1987 on the same subject (see CIS 88-1425), as modified in 1991, is revoked.
Mémorial - Journal officiel du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, 11 Aug. 2000, No.A-73, p.1430-1446. [en francés]