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Seveso III Directive

Chemical plant

The Seveso Directive (currently The Seveso II Directive) is the main piece of EU legislation that deals specifically with the control of on-shore major accident hazards involving dangerous substances.

The Seveso II Directive will be superseded by the Seveso III Directive in June 2015.

Be prepared - New COMAH Regulations come into force 1 June 2015

Working in partnership


HSE, the Environment Agency and the SEPA - working in partnership as the COMAH Competent Authority.

Updated: 2014-06-03