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PROJECT 71   SECTRANS AAF

Safer and more secure transportation of dangerous goods by road and rail in the African Atlantic Façade (AAF) region

DOCUMENTATION

Here is a European bibliography on chemical hazard management and chemical accident prevention. All of these documents are in English and structured in different topics:

  • General matters

  • Database / Knowledge base

  • Risk Assessment

  • Major accident prevention policy and safety management systems

  • Safety Instrumented Function / Safety Instrumented Level

  • Inspection

  • Land-use planning

  • Emergency plans

  • Information to the public

“Directive Seveso I - Council Directive 82/501/EEC of 24 June 1982 on the major-accident hazards of certain industrial activities”, 1982

European Union (EU)

Summary: European Union law aimed at improving the safety of sites, called "Seveso sites”, containing large quantities of dangerous substances, and to maintain a high level of prevention. Directive 82/501/EEC called Seveso 1 dated 24 June 1982 was replaced by Directive 96/82/EC, known as Seveso 2.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX:31982L0501

 

“Directive Seveso II - Directive 2003/105/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2003 amending Council Directive 96/82/EC on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances”, 2003

European Union (EU)

Summary: European Union law aimed at improving the safety of sites, called "Seveso sites”, containing large quantities of dangerous substances, and to maintain a high level of prevention.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32003L0105

 

“Directive SEVESO III - Directive 2012/18/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directive 96/82/EC”, 2012

European Union (EU)

Summary: European Union law aimed at improving the safety of sites, called "Seveso sites”, containing large quantities of dangerous substances, and to maintain a high level of prevention. In force since 1 June 2015, replaces the Seveso 2.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32012L0018

“Directive 96/82/EC "SEVESO II" Article 9(6): explanations and guidelines “, 1999

Institute for Systems Informatics and Safety (ISIS)

Summary: This document is intended to provide further explanations and guidance to assist with the interpretation of the dispensation rule contained in the Directive.

https://minerva.jrc.ec.europa.eu/EN/content/minerva/99b2aa62-1623-4bd3-b4ff-a260abf12154/derogseviiart96pdf

 

“Guidance on the preparation of a safety report to meet the requirements of Directive 96/82/EC as amended by Directive 2003/105/EC (Seveso II)”, 2005

 Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC)

Summary: The purpose of this guidance is to assist all the involved stakeholders with the interpretation of the requirements on safety reports contained in the SEVESO II directive.

https://minerva.jrc.ec.europa.eu/EN/content/minerva/25a8e1f4-ca93-41d4-b453-6f14c7b75648/srguideseviipdf

 

“Guidance on inspections as required by article 18 of the Council Directive 96/82/EC (Seveso II)”, 1999

Institute for Systems Informatics and Safety (ISIS)

Summary: This document is intended to provide further explanations and guidance to assist with the interpretation of the requirements on ‘Inspections’ contained within Article 18 of the Directive.

https://minerva.jrc.ec.europa.eu/EN/content/minerva/1424e121-aede-4d25-8fcd-48af9b09ea01/inspguideseviipdf

 

“Guidance on developing safety performance indicators related to Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response”, for public authorities and communities/public, second edition, 2008

OCDE

Summary: This Guidance on Developing Safety Performance Indicators was prepared to assist organisations that wish to implement and/or review Safety Performance Indicator Programmes.

http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/environment/guidance-on-developing-safety-performance-indicators-for-public-authorities-and-communities-public_9789264221734-en

 

“Guidance on developing safety performance indicators related to Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response”, for Industry, second edition, 2008

OCDE

Summary: This Guidance on Developing Safety Performance Indicators was prepared to assist enterprises that wish to implement and/or review Safety Performance Indicator Programmes.

http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/docserver/download/9714461e.pdf?expires=1464872333&id=id&accname=guest&checksum=9F210EB2CAE07C45D1CAF6401878BFAA

 

“Flexible Framework for Addressing Chemical Accident Prevention and Preparedness – A Guidance Document (Flexible Framework Guidance)”, 2010

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Summary: This Guidance focuses on prevention and preparedness at fixed installations and is designed to help countries establish a programme that is appropriate for their particular circumstances, including the level and nature of risks, the available resources, and the legal and cultural context.

http://www.capp.eecentre.org/Upload/images/pub_FF_Guidance_English.pdf

 

“Flexible Framework for Addressing Chemical Accident Prevention and Preparedness – An Implementation Support Package (ISP)”, 2012

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Summary: this Implementation Support Package includes guidance and materials for countries wishing to follow the process described in the “Flexible Framework Guidance” as well as for external organisations and experts helping countries by providing training or other technical support.

http://www.capp.eecentre.org/Upload/images/pub_FF_ISP_English.pdf

 

“Safety guidelines and good industry practices for Oil Terminals”, October 2015

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Summary: These safety guidelines and good practices are intended to contribute to limiting the number of oil terminal accidents and the severity of their consequences for human health and the environment.

http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/env/documents/2015/TEIA/publications/1519196_ECE_CP_TEIA_28_Anglais.pdf

 

“Safety guidelines and good practices for Pipelines”, May 2015

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Summary: These guidelines and good practices are intended to contribute to limiting the number of pipeline accidents and the severity of their consequences for human health and the environment.

http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/env/documents/2015/TEIA/publications/Pipelines-Layout-WEB.pdf

 

“Safety guidelines and good practices for tailing management facilities”, May 2014

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Summary: These guidelines and good practices are intended to contribute to limiting the number of accidents at tailings management facilities and the severity of their consequences for human health and the environment.

http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/env/documents/2014/TEIA/Publications/1326665_ECE_TMF_Publication.pdf

“Guiding Principles for Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response”, 2003

OCDE

Summary: This second edition helps public authorities, industry and communities worldwide to prevent chemical accidents and improve preparedness and response, should an accident occur.

https://www.oecd.org/chemicalsafety/chemical-accidents/Guiding-principles-chemical-accident.pdf

 

“Lees' Loss Prevention in the Process Industries: Hazard Identification, Assessment and Control”, 4th Edition, 2012

Frank Lees

Summary: It provides the most complete collection of information on the theory, practice, design elements, equipment, regulations and laws covering the field of process safety.

https://books.google.de/books?id=73M6aqqy-uUC&pg=PA234&lpg=PA234&dq=aramis+jrc+MAHB&source=bl&ots=_Cg04_PvmQ&sig=tiC_4EdzGp4MOwY22BWNaWOOGrw&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi40cq90IHNAhXmFZoKHUgrDrYQ6AEIbDAJ#v=onepage&q&f=false

 

“Management of Hazardous Chemicals Programme”, 2011

Workplace Safety and Health Guidelines (WSH)

Summary: This set of guidelines addresses the key elements in managing hazardous chemicals in their production, storage, transport, usage, handling and disposal stages. It applies to all workplaces that use, produce, store, transport or handle hazardous chemicals.

https://www.wshc.sg/files/wshc/upload/cms/file/2014/WSH_Guidelines_MHCP.pdf

 

“Chemical Safety Alert: Catastrophic Failure of Storage Tanks”, 1997

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Summary: This alert describes the types of tanks that may be prone to catastrophic failure and maintenance practices that can help prevent accidents.

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2013-11/documents/cat-tnks.pdf

 

“Chemical Safety Alert: Safe Storage and Handling of Swimming Pool Chemicals”, 2001

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Summary: This alert reviews the hazards of swimming pool chemicals and the protective measures pool owners should take to prevent fires, toxic vapor releases, and personnel injuries.

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2013-11/documents/spalert.pdf

 

“Mechanical Integrity of Syngas Outlet Systems”, 2015

European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA)

Summary: The purpose of this publication is to inform and guide interested parties on the procedures and practices related to the mechanical integrity of syngas outlet systems.

https://www.eiga.eu/fileadmin/docs_pubs/Doc_202_15_Mechanical_Integrity_of_Syngas_Outlet_Systems.pdf

“C174 - Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents Convention”, 1993

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Convention concerning the Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents.

http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=1000:12100:0::NO:12100:P12100_INSTRUMENT_ID:312319

 

“R181 - Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents Recommendation”, 1993

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Recommendation concerning the Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents.

http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=NORMLEXPUB:12100:0::NO:12100:P12100_INSTRUMENT_ID:312519:NO

 

“R177 - Chemicals Recommendation “, 1990

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Recommendation concerning Safety in the use of Chemicals at Work.

http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=NORMLEXPUB:12100:0::NO:12100:P12100_INSTRUMENT_ID:312515:NO

 

“C155 - Occupational Safety and Health Convention”, 1985

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Convention concerning occupational safety, health and the working environment.

http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=1000:12100:0::NO::P12100_INSTRUMENT_ID,P12100_LANG_CODE:312300,en:NO

 

“R164 - Occupational Safety and Health Recommendation”, 1981

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Recommendation concerning Occupational Safety and Health and the Working Environment.

http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=1000:12100:0::NO::P12100_INSTRUMENT_ID,P12100_LANG_CODE:312502,en:NO

 

“R197 - Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Recommendation”, 2006

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Recommendation concerning the promotional framework for occupational safety and health.

http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=1000:12100:0::NO::P12100_INSTRUMENT_ID,P12100_LANG_CODE:312534,en:NO

 

“Codes of Practice”

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Codes of Practice provide guidance on safety and health at work in certain economic sectors (e.g. iron and steel industries, non-ferrous metals industries), on protecting workers against certain hazards (e.g. chemicals, asbestos, airborne substances), and on certain safety and health measures.

http://www.ilo.org/safework/info/standards-and-instruments/codes/lang--en/index.htm

“Directive Seveso I - Council Directive 82/501/EEC of 24 June 1982 on the major-accident hazards of certain industrial activities”, 1982

European Union (EU)

Summary: European Union law aimed at improving the safety of sites, called "Seveso sites”, containing large quantities of dangerous substances, and to maintain a high level of prevention. Directive 82/501/EEC called Seveso 1 dated 24 June 1982 was replaced by Directive 96/82/EC, known as Seveso 2.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX:31982L0501

 

“Directive Seveso II - Directive 2003/105/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2003 amending Council Directive 96/82/EC on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances”, 2003

European Union (EU)

Summary: European Union law aimed at improving the safety of sites, called "Seveso sites”, containing large quantities of dangerous substances, and to maintain a high level of prevention.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32003L0105

 

“Directive SEVESO III - Directive 2012/18/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directive 96/82/EC”, 2012

European Union (EU)

Summary: European Union law aimed at improving the safety of sites, called "Seveso sites”, containing large quantities of dangerous substances, and to maintain a high level of prevention. In force since 1 June 2015, replaces the Seveso 2.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32012L0018

“Directive 96/82/EC "SEVESO II" Article 9(6): explanations and guidelines “, 1999

Institute for Systems Informatics and Safety (ISIS)

Summary: This document is intended to provide further explanations and guidance to assist with the interpretation of the dispensation rule contained in the Directive.

https://minerva.jrc.ec.europa.eu/EN/content/minerva/99b2aa62-1623-4bd3-b4ff-a260abf12154/derogseviiart96pdf

 

“Guidance on the preparation of a safety report to meet the requirements of Directive 96/82/EC as amended by Directive 2003/105/EC (Seveso II)”, 2005

 Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC)

Summary: The purpose of this guidance is to assist all the involved stakeholders with the interpretation of the requirements on safety reports contained in the SEVESO II directive.

https://minerva.jrc.ec.europa.eu/EN/content/minerva/25a8e1f4-ca93-41d4-b453-6f14c7b75648/srguideseviipdf

 

“Guidance on inspections as required by article 18 of the Council Directive 96/82/EC (Seveso II)”, 1999

Institute for Systems Informatics and Safety (ISIS)

Summary: This document is intended to provide further explanations and guidance to assist with the interpretation of the requirements on ‘Inspections’ contained within Article 18 of the Directive.

https://minerva.jrc.ec.europa.eu/EN/content/minerva/1424e121-aede-4d25-8fcd-48af9b09ea01/inspguideseviipdf

 

“Guidance on developing safety performance indicators related to Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response”, for public authorities and communities/public, second edition, 2008

OCDE

Summary: This Guidance on Developing Safety Performance Indicators was prepared to assist organisations that wish to implement and/or review Safety Performance Indicator Programmes.

http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/environment/guidance-on-developing-safety-performance-indicators-for-public-authorities-and-communities-public_9789264221734-en

 

“Guidance on developing safety performance indicators related to Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response”, for Industry, second edition, 2008

OCDE

Summary: This Guidance on Developing Safety Performance Indicators was prepared to assist enterprises that wish to implement and/or review Safety Performance Indicator Programmes.

http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/docserver/download/9714461e.pdf?expires=1464872333&id=id&accname=guest&checksum=9F210EB2CAE07C45D1CAF6401878BFAA

 

“Flexible Framework for Addressing Chemical Accident Prevention and Preparedness – A Guidance Document (Flexible Framework Guidance)”, 2010

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Summary: This Guidance focuses on prevention and preparedness at fixed installations and is designed to help countries establish a programme that is appropriate for their particular circumstances, including the level and nature of risks, the available resources, and the legal and cultural context.

http://www.capp.eecentre.org/Upload/images/pub_FF_Guidance_English.pdf

 

“Flexible Framework for Addressing Chemical Accident Prevention and Preparedness – An Implementation Support Package (ISP)”, 2012

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Summary: this Implementation Support Package includes guidance and materials for countries wishing to follow the process described in the “Flexible Framework Guidance” as well as for external organisations and experts helping countries by providing training or other technical support.

http://www.capp.eecentre.org/Upload/images/pub_FF_ISP_English.pdf

 

“Safety guidelines and good industry practices for Oil Terminals”, October 2015

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Summary: These safety guidelines and good practices are intended to contribute to limiting the number of oil terminal accidents and the severity of their consequences for human health and the environment.

http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/env/documents/2015/TEIA/publications/1519196_ECE_CP_TEIA_28_Anglais.pdf

 

“Safety guidelines and good practices for Pipelines”, May 2015

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Summary: These guidelines and good practices are intended to contribute to limiting the number of pipeline accidents and the severity of their consequences for human health and the environment.

http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/env/documents/2015/TEIA/publications/Pipelines-Layout-WEB.pdf

 

“Safety guidelines and good practices for tailing management facilities”, May 2014

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Summary: These guidelines and good practices are intended to contribute to limiting the number of accidents at tailings management facilities and the severity of their consequences for human health and the environment.

http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/env/documents/2014/TEIA/Publications/1326665_ECE_TMF_Publication.pdf

“Guiding Principles for Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response”, 2003

OCDE

Summary: This second edition helps public authorities, industry and communities worldwide to prevent chemical accidents and improve preparedness and response, should an accident occur.

https://www.oecd.org/chemicalsafety/chemical-accidents/Guiding-principles-chemical-accident.pdf

 

“Lees' Loss Prevention in the Process Industries: Hazard Identification, Assessment and Control”, 4th Edition, 2012

Frank Lees

Summary: It provides the most complete collection of information on the theory, practice, design elements, equipment, regulations and laws covering the field of process safety.

https://books.google.de/books?id=73M6aqqy-uUC&pg=PA234&lpg=PA234&dq=aramis+jrc+MAHB&source=bl&ots=_Cg04_PvmQ&sig=tiC_4EdzGp4MOwY22BWNaWOOGrw&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi40cq90IHNAhXmFZoKHUgrDrYQ6AEIbDAJ#v=onepage&q&f=false

 

“Management of Hazardous Chemicals Programme”, 2011

Workplace Safety and Health Guidelines (WSH)

Summary: This set of guidelines addresses the key elements in managing hazardous chemicals in their production, storage, transport, usage, handling and disposal stages. It applies to all workplaces that use, produce, store, transport or handle hazardous chemicals.

https://www.wshc.sg/files/wshc/upload/cms/file/2014/WSH_Guidelines_MHCP.pdf

 

“Chemical Safety Alert: Catastrophic Failure of Storage Tanks”, 1997

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Summary: This alert describes the types of tanks that may be prone to catastrophic failure and maintenance practices that can help prevent accidents.

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2013-11/documents/cat-tnks.pdf

 

“Chemical Safety Alert: Safe Storage and Handling of Swimming Pool Chemicals”, 2001

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Summary: This alert reviews the hazards of swimming pool chemicals and the protective measures pool owners should take to prevent fires, toxic vapor releases, and personnel injuries.

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2013-11/documents/spalert.pdf

 

“Mechanical Integrity of Syngas Outlet Systems”, 2015

European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA)

Summary: The purpose of this publication is to inform and guide interested parties on the procedures and practices related to the mechanical integrity of syngas outlet systems.

https://www.eiga.eu/fileadmin/docs_pubs/Doc_202_15_Mechanical_Integrity_of_Syngas_Outlet_Systems.pdf

“C174 - Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents Convention”, 1993

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Convention concerning the Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents.

http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=1000:12100:0::NO:12100:P12100_INSTRUMENT_ID:312319

 

“R181 - Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents Recommendation”, 1993

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Recommendation concerning the Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents.

http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=NORMLEXPUB:12100:0::NO:12100:P12100_INSTRUMENT_ID:312519:NO

 

“R177 - Chemicals Recommendation “, 1990

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Recommendation concerning Safety in the use of Chemicals at Work.

http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=NORMLEXPUB:12100:0::NO:12100:P12100_INSTRUMENT_ID:312515:NO

 

“C155 - Occupational Safety and Health Convention”, 1985

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Convention concerning occupational safety, health and the working environment.

http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=1000:12100:0::NO::P12100_INSTRUMENT_ID,P12100_LANG_CODE:312300,en:NO

 

“R164 - Occupational Safety and Health Recommendation”, 1981

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Recommendation concerning Occupational Safety and Health and the Working Environment.

http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=1000:12100:0::NO::P12100_INSTRUMENT_ID,P12100_LANG_CODE:312502,en:NO

 

“R197 - Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Recommendation”, 2006

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Recommendation concerning the promotional framework for occupational safety and health.

http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=1000:12100:0::NO::P12100_INSTRUMENT_ID,P12100_LANG_CODE:312534,en:NO

 

“Codes of Practice”

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Summary: Codes of Practice provide guidance on safety and health at work in certain economic sectors (e.g. iron and steel industries, non-ferrous metals industries), on protecting workers against certain hazards (e.g. chemicals, asbestos, airborne substances), and on certain safety and health measures.

http://www.ilo.org/safework/info/standards-and-instruments/codes/lang--en/index.htm

“AIDA INERIS”

The website AIDA, in French language, is a site developed by INERIS (National Institute of Environmental and industrial risks) gathering especially technical guides regarding risk prevention and environmental protection. For example on Guide for cereal silos, dangerous phenomena models specific to flammable liquids, Guide for hazardous waste…

http://www.ineris.fr/aida/liste_documents/1/30266/0

 

“PRIMARISK INERIS”

The website PRIMARISK provides a set of resources: glossary, documents, online calculation tools, links to relevant websites, databases, briefs ... collected and made by experts of INERIS in the field of major industrial risks.

http://primarisk.ineris.fr/Base_de_Connaissance/7

 

“Minerva Portal”

The Minerva Portal provides access to all information on current activities, relevant publications, and tools on control of major chemical hazards. You can find documents like permit to work, Safety Instrumented Functions (SIF), internal audit and publications on different topics (Seveso inspection series, scientific articles and project reports).

https://minerva.jrc.ec.europa.eu/en/content/minerva/f30d9006-41d0-46d1-bf43-e033d2f5a9cd/publications

 

“ARIA database”

The ARIA database, managed by the BARPI, identifies technological incidents or accidents in France or abroad for analyzing and distributing the feedback. ARIA collects and restores the most relevant data on the consequences, circumstances and causes of accidents and on measures taken in the short or medium term.

http://www.aria.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/?lang=en

 

“US Chemical Safety Board (CSB)”

The CSB conducts root cause investigations of chemical accidents at fixed industrial facilities. The CSB produces safety videos as part of their mission of preventing accidents (reports, interviews, animations).

http://www.csb.gov/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXIkr0SRTnZO4_QpZozvCC

“AIDA INERIS”

The website AIDA, in French language, is a site developed by INERIS (National Institute of Environmental and industrial risks) gathering especially technical guides regarding risk prevention and environmental protection. For example on Guide for cereal silos, dangerous phenomena models specific to flammable liquids, Guide for hazardous waste…

http://www.ineris.fr/aida/liste_documents/1/30266/0

 

“PRIMARISK INERIS”

The website PRIMARISK provides a set of resources: glossary, documents, online calculation tools, links to relevant websites, databases, briefs ... collected and made by experts of INERIS in the field of major industrial risks.

http://primarisk.ineris.fr/Base_de_Connaissance/7

 

“Minerva Portal”

The Minerva Portal provides access to all information on current activities, relevant publications, and tools on control of major chemical hazards. You can find documents like permit to work, Safety Instrumented Functions (SIF), internal audit and publications on different topics (Seveso inspection series, scientific articles and project reports).

https://minerva.jrc.ec.europa.eu/en/content/minerva/f30d9006-41d0-46d1-bf43-e033d2f5a9cd/publications

 

“ARIA database”

The ARIA database, managed by the BARPI, identifies technological incidents or accidents in France or abroad for analyzing and distributing the feedback. ARIA collects and restores the most relevant data on the consequences, circumstances and causes of accidents and on measures taken in the short or medium term.

http://www.aria.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/?lang=en

 

“US Chemical Safety Board (CSB)”

The CSB conducts root cause investigations of chemical accidents at fixed industrial facilities. The CSB produces safety videos as part of their mission of preventing accidents (reports, interviews, animations).

http://www.csb.gov/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXIkr0SRTnZO4_QpZozvCC

“Development of an assessment methodology under Article 4 of Directive 2012/18/EU on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances”, 2014

European Commission (DG Environment)

Summary: The objectives of this project are to develop a framework assessment methodology suitable for assisting throughout the assessment process of the major accident potential of a certain substance, identifying the details of the information to be presented, the questions to be addressed and the tools.

https://circabc.europa.eu/sd/a/9cc64287-20cf-4237-9616-ef831cb9ec8a/Article%204%20methodology%20-%20final%20report%20(all%20parts%20in%20one%20zip%20file).zip

 

“Risk Assessment of Chemical Hazards”, 2004

Health and Safety Authority (HSA)

Summary: This leaflet is intended to help employers in assessing the risks that relate to chemical agents in the workplace and in determining adequate precautions or control measures to safeguard health and safety.

http://www.ul.ie/hr/sites/default/files/docs/Health%20And%20Safety/Chemical%20Risk%20Assessment.pdf

 

“Risk Assessment Template”

Health and Safety Authority (HSA)

Summary: Template to record all hazardous chemical agents that employees are at risk from.

http://www.hsa.ie/eng/Your_Industry/Chemicals/Chemical_Agents/risk_assessment_template.docx.

 

“Risk Assessment Checklists”, 2013

Elmbridge - Environmental Services

Summary: This checklist helps companies to carry out their own risk assessment by following steps.

http://www.elmbridge.gov.uk/documents/detail.htm?pk_document=17584

 

“Appendix 3 – Near-Consumer Applications - Field Data Collection Checklist”, 2015

European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA)

Summary: This assessment tool is a Field Data Collection Checklist which it is expected will be completed during a customer site visit. This Checklist provides input to the risk assessment and specifically to determine the position on the Risk Assessment Matrix (RAM).

https://www.eiga.eu/fileadmin/docs_pubs/Doc_201_15_App.3_Near-Consumer_Field_Data_Collection_Checklist_final.docx

 

“Appendix 4 – Risk Assessment Matrix”, 2015

European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA)

Summary: This assessment tools provides a blank Risk Assessment Matrix (RAM) together with guidance notes and comments to assist its use.

https://www.eiga.eu/fileadmin/docs_pubs/Doc_201_15_App.4_Risk_Assessment_Matrix.xlsx

 

“Guidance on Information Requirements and Chemical Safety Assessment”, 2011

European Chemical Agency (ECHEA)

Summary: This guidance describes the information requirements under REACH with regard to substance properties, exposure, and use and risk management measures, in the context of the chemical safety assessment.

http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/guidance-documents/guidance-on-information-requirements-and-chemical-safety-assessment

 

“ICCA Guidance on Chemical Risk Assessment”, 2011

International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA)

Summary: The document is part of a series of guidance documents to help companies fulfill their commitment to perform risk assessment, define safe use conditions and if necessary, implement risk management measures so that safe use conditions are met.

http://www.icca-chem.org/ICCADocs/ICCA_GPS%20July2011_LowResWEB.pdf

 

“Security and safety for homecare field personnel”, 2015

European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA)

Summary: The publication is intended to prepare guidance for field staff such that managers and schedulers are better able to identify potential threats and risks. The intent is to provide guidance so that staff can stay safe and secure when undertaking their duties.

https://www.eiga.eu/fileadmin/docs_pubs/Doc_198_15_Security_and_Safety_for_Homecare_Field_Personnel.pdf

 

“Technical Guidance Document on Risk Assessment”, 2003

European Commission - European Chemicals Bureau

Summary: This Technical Guidance Document (TGD) supports legislation on assessment of risks of chemical substances to human health and the environment.

https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/16960216/tgdpart2_2ed_en.pdf

“Development of an assessment methodology under Article 4 of Directive 2012/18/EU on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances”, 2014

European Commission (DG Environment)

Summary: The objectives of this project are to develop a framework assessment methodology suitable for assisting throughout the assessment process of the major accident potential of a certain substance, identifying the details of the information to be presented, the questions to be addressed and the tools.

https://circabc.europa.eu/sd/a/9cc64287-20cf-4237-9616-ef831cb9ec8a/Article%204%20methodology%20-%20final%20report%20(all%20parts%20in%20one%20zip%20file).zip

 

“Risk Assessment of Chemical Hazards”, 2004

Health and Safety Authority (HSA)

Summary: This leaflet is intended to help employers in assessing the risks that relate to chemical agents in the workplace and in determining adequate precautions or control measures to safeguard health and safety.

http://www.ul.ie/hr/sites/default/files/docs/Health%20And%20Safety/Chemical%20Risk%20Assessment.pdf

 

“Risk Assessment Template”

Health and Safety Authority (HSA)

Summary: Template to record all hazardous chemical agents that employees are at risk from.

http://www.hsa.ie/eng/Your_Industry/Chemicals/Chemical_Agents/risk_assessment_template.docx.

 

“Risk Assessment Checklists”, 2013

Elmbridge - Environmental Services

Summary: This checklist helps companies to carry out their own risk assessment by following steps.

http://www.elmbridge.gov.uk/documents/detail.htm?pk_document=17584

 

“Appendix 3 – Near-Consumer Applications - Field Data Collection Checklist”, 2015

European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA)

Summary: This assessment tool is a Field Data Collection Checklist which it is expected will be completed during a customer site visit. This Checklist provides input to the risk assessment and specifically to determine the position on the Risk Assessment Matrix (RAM).

https://www.eiga.eu/fileadmin/docs_pubs/Doc_201_15_App.3_Near-Consumer_Field_Data_Collection_Checklist_final.docx

 

“Appendix 4 – Risk Assessment Matrix”, 2015

European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA)

Summary: This assessment tools provides a blank Risk Assessment Matrix (RAM) together with guidance notes and comments to assist its use.

https://www.eiga.eu/fileadmin/docs_pubs/Doc_201_15_App.4_Risk_Assessment_Matrix.xlsx

 

“Guidance on Information Requirements and Chemical Safety Assessment”, 2011

European Chemical Agency (ECHEA)

Summary: This guidance describes the information requirements under REACH with regard to substance properties, exposure, and use and risk management measures, in the context of the chemical safety assessment.

http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/guidance-documents/guidance-on-information-requirements-and-chemical-safety-assessment

 

“ICCA Guidance on Chemical Risk Assessment”, 2011

International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA)

Summary: The document is part of a series of guidance documents to help companies fulfill their commitment to perform risk assessment, define safe use conditions and if necessary, implement risk management measures so that safe use conditions are met.

http://www.icca-chem.org/ICCADocs/ICCA_GPS%20July2011_LowResWEB.pdf

 

“Security and safety for homecare field personnel”, 2015

European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA)

Summary: The publication is intended to prepare guidance for field staff such that managers and schedulers are better able to identify potential threats and risks. The intent is to provide guidance so that staff can stay safe and secure when undertaking their duties.

https://www.eiga.eu/fileadmin/docs_pubs/Doc_198_15_Security_and_Safety_for_Homecare_Field_Personnel.pdf

 

“Technical Guidance Document on Risk Assessment”, 2003

European Commission - European Chemicals Bureau

Summary: This Technical Guidance Document (TGD) supports legislation on assessment of risks of chemical substances to human health and the environment.

https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/16960216/tgdpart2_2ed_en.pdf

“Guidelines on a Major Accident Prevention Policy and Safety Management System, as required by Council Directive 96/82/EC (Seveso II)”, 1998

Institute for Systems Informatics and Safety (ISIS)

Summary: This document has been produced to provide guidance and explanation on what is required on a 'Major Accident Prevention Policy' and 'Safety Management Systems' by the Directive.

https://minerva.jrc.ec.europa.eu/EN/content/minerva/347be327-547d-48be-9342-f9414c734103/mappsmsguideseviipdf

 

“Chemical Accident Prevention: Site Security”, 2000

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Summary: This Alert provides sources of information and helps to assist facilities that routinely handle chemical substances in their efforts to have secure and accident-free operations.

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2013-11/documents/secale.pdf

 

“Guidelines to facilitate the identification of hazardous activities for the purposes of the Convention (Guidelines for Location Criteria)”, 2001

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Summary: These guidelines are to facilitate the identification of hazardous activities that are capable of causing transboundary effects.

http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/env/documents/2001/ece/cp/teia/ece.cp.teia.2.e.pdf

 

“Implementation in Seveso Lower Tier Site Establishments”, 2011

Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC)

Summary: study of Seveso implementation in lower tier sites (the MAPP Requirement, recommendations from the European Commission Study of Article 7 Implementation)

https://circabc.europa.eu/sd/a/feb3676f-14df-4b16-a22b-b302a353f8da/Seveso_Lower_Tier_Establishments-final.pdf

“Consider these safety-instrumented system best practices”, 2015

Emerson Process Management

Summary: this report focuses on three distinct areas of operations and steps to insure best safety practices in each topic (high integrity protection system (HIPS) for Reactive Processes, HART DIAGNOSTICS and Proof testing).

http://www2.emersonprocess.com/siteadmincenter/PM%20Articles/ChemPro_May2015_safetyInsSystem.pdf

 

“Principles for proof testing of safety instrumented systems in the chemical industry”, 2002

Prepared by ABB Ltd for the Health and Safety Executive

Summary: A set of guiding principles upon which the proof testing safety instrumented systems (SIS) should be based has been developed via research into chemical industry practices, experience and views and via searches of data in the public domain.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/crr_pdf/2002/crr02428.pdf

 

“Basic Fundamentals of Safety Instrumented Systems”, 2005

Emerson Process Management

Summary: This course will explain the basic concepts, definitions and commonly used terms in Safety Instrumented Systems and provide a basic understanding of SIS related concepts.

http://www.documentation.emersonprocess.com/groups/public_valvesprodlit/documents/training_info/sis_training_course_1.pdf

 

“Safety Instrumented Functions (SIF) -- Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Evaluation Techniques”, 2002

The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society (ISA)

Summary: The purpose of this report is to provide the process industry with a description of various methodologies that can be used to evaluate the Safety Integrity Level (SIL) of Safety Instrumented Functions (SIF). This report is devised in 3 parts.

Part1: Introduction

https://www.isa.org/pdfs/microsites195/tr-8402p1/

Part2:  Determining the SIL of a SIF via Simplified Equations https://www.isa.org/pdfs/microsites195/tr-8402p2/

Part3: Determining the SIL of a SIF via Fault Tree Analysis https://www.isa.org/pdfs/microsites195/tr-8402p3/

 

“Demonstrating prior use of elements of a safety instrumented function in support of BS EN 61511”, 2012

Chemical and Downstream Oil Industries Forum (CDOIF)

Summary: This report provides guidance on the architecture and design of automatic overfill protection systems for bulk gasoline storage tanks, one of the systems (or layers of protection) necessary to achieve the target Safety Integrity Level (SIL) level identified through the risk assessment.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/meetings/committees/cif/demonstrating-prior-use.pdf

“Guidance on inspections as required by article 18 of the Council Directive 96/82/EC (Seveso II)”, 1999

Institute for Systems Informatics and Safety (ISIS)

Summary: This document is intended to provide further explanations and guidance to assist with the interpretation of the requirements on ‘Inspections’ contained within Article 18 of the Directive.

https://minerva.jrc.ec.europa.eu/EN/content/minerva/1424e121-aede-4d25-8fcd-48af9b09ea01/inspguideseviipdf

 

“Guidelines for Preparation and Inspection of a Safety Report”, February 2012

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Summary: These guidelines have been developed to provide detailed guidance and instructions on use of a checklist system that was developed to support the preparation, auditing and inspection of safety reports.

http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/env/teia/doc/IA_Publications/GuidelinesA4.pdf

 

“Sectoral Checklist for Preparation and Inspection of a Safety Report”, February 2012

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Summary: This checklist system was developed to support the preparation, auditing and inspection of safety reports.

http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/env/teia/doc/IA_Publications/ChecklistA4.pdf

“Guide to the COMAH Regulations 2015”, 2015

Chemicals Act (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances)

Summary: The Guide gives a high level non–exhaustive overview of the Chemicals Act (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) Regulations 2015.  http://www.hsa.ie/eng/Your_Industry/Chemicals/COMAH/A_Guide_to_COMAH_SI_No_209_of_2015.pdf

“Guidance on Land Use Planning as required by Council Directive 96/82/EC (Seveso II)”, 1999

Institute for Systems Informatics and Safety (ISIS)

Summary: This guidance document is intended to assist with the interpretation of the requirements on land-use planning contained within the Seveso II.

https://minerva.jrc.ec.europa.eu/EN/content/minerva/a0bf56b7-79a0-454e-a84a-02b6e0a2a990/lupguideseviipdf

 

“Land use planning guidelines in the context of article 12 of the SEVESO II directive 96/82/EC as amended by directive 105/2003/EC”, 2006

Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC)

Summary: The document is intended to give guidance for risk assessment in Land Use Planning (LUP) in general as far as the major accident potential of industrial establishments is concerned.

https://minerva.jrc.ec.europa.eu/EN/content/minerva/3b0cfe29-cf09-4b74-b41e-4a64949e95ae/lupguideart12pdf

 

“Overview of roadmaps for Land-Use Planning in Selected Member States”,

Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC)

Summary: The document provides supplementary information material describing in detail “good LUP practices” available within selected Member States.

https://minerva.jrc.ec.europa.eu/EN/content/minerva/e4a15f3d-3069-4fb2-bae9-68296a0072a4/luproadmapsoverviewpdf

 

“Risk-based Land-use planning”, 2010

Health & Safety Authority (HSA)

Summary: This document sets out the policy of the Authority on the Land-use Planning requirements of the European ‘Seveso’ Directive [2003/105/EC] on the control of major accident hazards.

http://www.hsa.ie/eng/Your_Industry/Chemicals/COMAH/Approach_to_LUP_under_Comah_Regs.pdf

“Chemical Safety Alert: Use Multiple Data Sources for Safer Emergency Response”, 1999

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Summary: This Alert is designed to increase awareness of Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) limitations so that first responders can take proper precautions and identify additional chemical sources.

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2013-11/documents/respnd1.pdf

 

“Emergency planning - Guidelines for hazardous industry”, 1998

Chemical Hazards and Emergency Management unit (CHEM)

Summary: These guidelines aim to provide guidance on how to develop an emergency plan.

https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/82624/hazardous-guidelines-emergencyplanning.pdf

“Guidelines for Industry Emergency Response Plans”

Ministry of Environment under the B.C. Emergency Program Act

Summary: These guidelines help owners and operators of industrial facilities develop Emergency Response Plans for timely and effective response to emergencies involving the release of hazardous chemicals or dangerous goods to the environment.

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/air-land-water/spills-environmental-emergencies/planning-prevention-response/industry-emergency-response-plans

 

“Checklist for contingency planning for accidents affecting transboundary waters”, 2016

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Summary: It is intended to contribute to mitigating the severity of the consequences of industrial accidents affecting transboundary watercourses for human health and the environment.

https://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/env/documents/2014/TEIA/COP__Gva__3-5_Dec_14/Checklist_for_contingency_planning_for_transboundary_waters_17_Nov_2014_clean.pdf

“General guidelines for content of information to the public”, 1994

EUROPEAN COMMISSION Directorate-General Xlll

Summary: These are general guidelines for the content of technical information to be provided to the public under the specifications of Annex VII, so that the Competent Authorities in the Member States can have a uniform standard for their presentations.

https://circabc.europa.eu/sd/a/d9789f81-f7fa-4797-8145-7ac2b080870c/Info-en2.doc

 

“OECD Guidance Document on Risk Communication for Chemical Risk Management”, 2002

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Summary: The aim of this document is to provide practical approaches to risk communication for chemical risk managers, with a particular focus on communication programmes aimed at consumers of chemical products.

http://www.oecd.org/officialdocuments/publicdisplaydocumentpdf/?cote=env/jm/mono(2002)18&doclanguage=en

 

“Schedule 5 - items of information to the public as provided for in regulation 25”, 2015

Chemicals Act (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances)

Summary: This document presents the information which must be permanently available to the public for an establishment.

http://www.hsa.ie/eng/Your_Industry/Chemicals/COMAH/Schedule%205%20of%202015%20Regs.pdf