Electrical, Control & Instrumentation (E, C&I) in the Onshore Chemicals, Explosives and Microbiological Sectors

In many processes and activities, E, C&I equipment and systems provide important prevention and mitigation measures against accidents.

This web portal provides a comprehensive guide to the legislation and benchmarks used during E, C&I  inspections and Safety Report assessment work at onshore major hazard installations

About E, C&I

Key Topics

The E,C&I discipline covers four key priority topics and the assessment of Safety Reports.


E,C&I factors have  contributed to the causes of several recent incidents

Incident reports


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A number of aspects of the E,C&I topics detailed within these web pages have been identified as both root causes and contributing factors to a number of major accidents, some where fatalities have occurred.

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Updated: 2024-06-10