Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) Training

This Course Includes
  • End of course certification
This Course Includes
  • End of course certification

Course Description

Major accidents have the potential to severely injure large amounts of people and cause serious damage to the natural environment - both nearby and far away from the site of the initial accident.

This COMAH training course provides a comprehensive introduction to the relevant legislation so that you understand more about how they apply to your workplace and know what you should be doing to keep yourself, others and the environment safe from harm. The course explains the COMAH Regulations in an accessible manner, details what should be included in a Major Accident Prevention Policy and includes an overview of the recent legislative updates included in the Seveso III Directive.

COURSE AIMS:
By the end of this course learners will:

  • Understand their responsibilities under the COMAH Regulations.
  • Know how to notify the Competent Authority.
    Understand the legislative changes brought about by the Seveso III Directive and the CLP Regulation and how these affect workplaces.
  • Have knowledge of what to include in a Major Accident Prevention Policy, a Safety Management System and an Emergency Plan.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED:
The topics covered in this section are:

  • What is COMAH?
  • Who is affected?
  • What is a major accident?
  • What is a dangerous substance?
  • Upper and lower tier establishments
  • Non-COMAH establishments
  • Why is COMAH training necessary?

Modules

CONTROL OF MAJOR ACCIDENT HAZARDS (COMAH) E-LEARNING
Course Content:

SECTION 1

  • Introduction to COMAH
  • What is COMAH?
  • Who is affected?
  • What is a major accident?
  • What is a dangerous substance?
  • Upper and lower tier establishments
  • Non-COMAH Establishments
  • Case Study - Brucefield
  • Brucefield


SECTION 2

  • Why is COMAH training necessary?
  • Intro to COMAH test
  • The Seveso Directive
  • What is the Seveso Directive?
  • What are the changes?
  • The CLP Regulations
  • The Globally Harmonised System
  • Provision of information to the public
  • The domino effect
  • The Seveso Directive Test


SECTION 3

  • The Competent Authority
  • Who is the Competent Authority?
  • Notifying the Competent Authority
  • Inspections
  • Enforcement of the law
  • The Competent Authority Test
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Risk assessment
  • HAZOP
  • ALARP
  • What is a MAPP?
  • What is contained in a MAPP?
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Emergency plans
  • Actions to take following a major accident
  • Safety Management Systems Test

FAQ’s

Q: What is E-Learning?
A: E-Learning is a course that is completed online

Q: Do I get a certificate for completing this course?
A: Yes and the certificiate is valid for 1 year upon completing the course.

Q: How do I get my certificate?
A: Once the course has been completed, you have the option to download the certificate directly.

Key Details
  • Duration
    4 hours
  • LEARNING TYPE
    E-Learning
  • CERTIFIED BY
    PERSES Ltd
Cost
£24.00
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