Safety Report Assessment Guide: Explosives


This document describes how the Competent Authority's Assessors evaluate safety reports for compliance with the predictive criteria of COMAH.  This Safety Report Assessment guide should be read in conjunction with the SRAM and it should be noted that the current document supplements rather than supplants the SRAM.
Assessors must be fully familiar with the following:

This document only covers evaluation of explosives hazards; it does not cover evaluation of other types of hazard that may be present at explosives site, e.g. non-explosives thermal hazards (solvent fires) or toxic hazards.  Other types of hazards are covered in other Safety Report Assessment Guides.