Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH).

Experienced COMAH Support Service

When planning to begin handling or storing large quantities of dangerous substances, businesses may become subject to the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH). The Regulations may also apply if a business decides to increase the quantities of dangerous substances that they already store or handle.

The Wilkins Safety Group offers you a full range of technical and management expertise to implement COMAH requirements successfully.
Chris Walton, who leads our COMAH Support Service, has undertaken COMAH Report work for a wide range of top-tier industrial facilities including major refineries.

This has involved the preparation of SMS descriptions, hazard analysis, risk assessments and the development of emergency plans. He has also successfully undertaken more than 50 risk assessment studies of oil and gas plants and installations.

Our support includes:

  • Advice on COMAH application and calculation of inventory thresholds

  • MAPP preparation/review

  • HSE management systems review and safety case descriptions

  • Dangerous substances identification, inventory analysis and properties descriptions

  • Surveys and descriptions of surrounding environment

  • Plant, processes and key safety/environmental incident safeguard systems description

  • Hazard identification, qualitative risk ranking and linking of safeguards to hazards

  • Detailed frequency and consequence analysis for key scenarios

  • Detailed environmental impact assessments for key scenarios

  • Occupied building risk assessments

  • Risk overviews and ALARP demonstrations

  • Emergency planning/response arrangements assessment and descriptions/justifications

  • Remedial action evaluations and implementation plans

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