Changes from Seveso II to III
Although many duties are familiar from the 1999 Regulations, Seveso III has introduced a number of new or changed duties in the 2015 Regulations including:
- The list of substances covered by the Regulations has been updated and aligned to the CLP Regulation
- Some definitions have been changed
- There are transition arrangements for safety reports
- For emergency planning, there is a new requirement for co-operation by designated authorities in tests of the external emergency plan
- There are stronger requirements for the provision of public information, including a duty for lower-tier establishments to provide public information. There are provisions for electronic access to up-to-date public information.
- The domino effects duty is broader