SEVESO Awareness Training Course

Course venues and dates

0.5 day or 1 day course

In-house course


Course objectives

On completing this SEVESO Awareness course the participant will:

  • Know background to Seveso Directives,
  • Be familiar with legal requirements (including Seveso III changes),
  • Be familiar with duties of local authorities, HSA and operators,
  • Understand requirements in relation to site safety management system,
  • Be familiar with accident scenarios, MAPPs / Safety Reports, external emergency plans etc.
  • Be familiar with Seveso risk assessment process.


Course programme

  • Introduction to SEVESO Directive and COMAH Regulations,
  • General duties,
  • Major accident prevention policy (MAPP),
  • Notifications,
  • Safety report – purpose, structure, content and revision,
  • Emergency planning – onsite / off-site plans, implementation, review and testing,
  • Provision of information  by the operator,
  • Enforcement, regulation  & land use planning,
  • Functions of competent authorities,
  • MAPPs and Safety Management,
  • Role of relevant authorities,
  • Introduction to Seveso III changes,
  • Alignment of Seveso III with the Globally Harmonised System (GHS).

Legal case studies and interactive individual and group training exercises are used throughout the course to reinforce delegates’ learning. This includes identification of legal requirements specific to each attendee’s organisation.


Who should attend

All persons who work at COMAH or SEVESO establishments and especially managers, supervisors and safety professionals who have responsibilities within the company for managing or implementing major accident controls. This would include existing COMAH top tier and lower tier sites, and also sites which are currently outside of COMAH but may have potential to come into scope.

Course brochure: SEVESO Awareness Training Course


Course contact details

For more information call us now on 087 9678 372 or  email us


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