Health and Safety Authority

Public Consultation Notice

Guidance on 'Significant Modifications' under the COMAH Regulations

This guidance document outlines the recommended approach to addressing significant modifications under Regulation 24 of the Chemicals Act (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) Regulations 2015.

It has been developed in consultation with operator groups and technical experts who participated in an Authority working group established under the COMAH Cost Review Group. 'Significant modification' reflects the changes made in the Seveso III Directive and introduced in the COMAH Regulations 2015 regarding modifications to establishments that have implications for major accident consequence and risk.

The Health and Safety Authority requests comments and observations (by 5.00 p.m. on Monday 10th September 2018) on the draft Guidance Document.

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