This chapter describes all the case studies that have been identified as illustrating the importance of the technical assessment criteria in preventing, controlling or mitigating major accidents.
Each of the case studies provides:
- a brief description of the accident;
- a summary of the technical measures that were missing or not implemented properly;
- the source reference(s).
A table of case studies and technical measures [57.2KB] provides a cross index of which technical measures were found to be inadequate in each case study.
The case studies included are:
- COMAH: Notification form
- A guide to the COMAH regulations 2015 (L111)
- Leadership for the major hazard industries
- Better alarm handling