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The informtion on this website [www.astriduk.co.uk] is provided in good faith and was believed to be accurate and current at the time it was added nevertheless Astrid Consulting does not make any guarantee or warranty about the information on this site and users are advised to verify any facts or opinions quoted. In particular Astrid Consulting is not responsible for the content of external web sites or their continuing existence at the url quoted. Therefore those using this web site do so at their own risk unless they enter into contractual arrangements with Astrid Consulting

UK Legislation

UK Acts of Parliament, searchable and specific Acts relevant to Major Hazards, Health, Safety and the Environment (Enland & Wales) or SEPA (Scotland) or UK wide Environmental Guidance.

Search of UK Legislation

UK Primary Legislation
UK Regulations or Statutory Instruments

Major Hazards Related UK Legislation

COMAH Regulations and Guidance
HSE New Approach to COMAH 2010
Pipeline Safety Regulations
Offshore Safety Case Regulations

Irish Legislation

Acts of the Oireachtas and Statutory Instruments 1922 to date

Irish Statute Book

Health & Safety Authority

Commission for Energy Regulation

Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

·         Method for Assessment of Indemnity / Insurance for Petroleum Authorisation Holders

UK Regulation

UK Regulation on General Health & Safety

Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974
Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1992

 

Professional Bodies with Useful Information:

UK Professional Bodies:

Institution of Chemical Engineers

IChemE Home Page

Energy Institute

EI Home Page

Human and Organisational Factors includes link to staffing assessment resources and front line emergency response

·         Safe staffing arrangements - user guide for CRR348/2001 methodology: Practical application of Entec/HSE process operations staffing assessment methodology and its extension to automated plant and/or equipment

·         Guidance and toolkit for training on emergency decision making in loss of containment incidents

Others

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AIChemE : CCPS

European –

EPCS

CONCAWE

Overseas Government Agencies

USA –

NTSB

CSB

Australia

NOPSA

Europe –

European

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

Joint Research Centre

Overseas Journal Articles

USA –

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UK Regulation on Major Hazards

UK HSE Guidance

HSE Guidance Notes
Major Accident Hazard Pipelines
HSE Human Factors
Offshore Safety Case Guidance
Human Factors Offshore Guidance

UK HSE Internal Procedures (FoI)

SRAM Safety Report Assessment Manual
SRAG Safety Report Assessment Guides
Technical Aspects


Irish HSA Web Site

HSA Site

HSA Seveso 2

England & Wales EA COMAH Guidance

EA Introduction

Scotland SEPA Guidance

Net Regs

Land Use Planning Related to Major Hazards (England & Wales)

Note that slightly different Regulations apply in Scotland and Northern Ireland


Planning (Hazardous Substances) Act1 990
Planning Hazardous Substances Regulations 1992
Planning (Control of Major Accident Hazards) Regulations 1999
Planning (Hazardous Substances)(AMENDMENT) (ENGLAND) Regulations 2009
Explanatory notes on 2009 Amendments
The Planning (Control of Major–Accident Hazards) (Scotland) Regulations 2009

HSE PADHI plus

HSE Planning Advice on Development near Hazardous Installations

CLG Guide to Hazardous Substance Consent

CLG (formerly DETR formerly ODPM) Circular - Advice to Industry
Circular 4/2000 Planning Controls for Hazardous Substances Hazardous Substances – A Guide to Industry

Industry Guidance


Codes and Standards


European

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

Failure Frequency, Reliability and Probability Data


Conversion Tables


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The informtion on this website [www.astriduk.co.uk] is provided in good faith and was believed to be accurate and current at the time it was added nevertheless Astrid Consulting does not make any guarantee or warranty about the information on this site and users are advised to verify any facts or opinions quoted. In particular Astrid Consulting is not responsible for the content of external web sites or their continuing existence at the url quoted. Therefore those using this web site do so at their own risk unless they enter into contractual Arrangements with Astrid Consulting


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