Control of Substances Hazardous to Health - COSHH Level 2 (VTQ)

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Control of Major Accidents Hazards Regulations 2015

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Overview of the Control of Major Accidents Hazards Regulations 2015


The Control of Major Accidents Hazards Regulations 2015 came into effect on the 1st of June, 2015. These regulations aim to prevent major accidents involving dangerous substances and mitigate their impact on people and the environment.

Compliance and Responsibility

It is essential to ensure compliance with these regulations to manage risks effectively. Individuals responsible for creating hazards must fulfil their obligations in managing them.

Emergency Preparedness

The regulations mandate workplaces to have robust emergency arrangements in place and ensure their effectiveness.

Protection of Surrounding Areas

Operators of major hazard establishments must consider the safety of nearby residents and workers, as well as the environmental impact.

Safety Signage

Clear and prominent safety signs are required in workplaces to aid both employees and customers in identifying hazardous substances.

Public Information

Workplaces are obligated to provide basic information about their sites for public viewing, as per the legislation.