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…



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.


“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).


“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.


“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).

“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.


“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.


“Risk Assessment Template”

Health and Safety Authority (HSA)

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


“Risk Assessment Checklists”, 2013

Elmbridge - Environmental Services

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


“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).


“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.


“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.


“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.


“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.


“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.