Societal risk

Estimating the chances of people being harmed from an industrial incident

Societal risk sets out to provide a single measure of the chance of accidents that could harm a number of people in one go, around onshore non-nuclear major hazard sites.

You will find in this site key reports which have been produced while HSE has been working on the development of technical policy of providing advice at an early stage of land-use planning.

This website is aimed at government departments such as BIS and DCLG, economic and regeneration agencies, spatial planning departments, site operators and emergency planners.

Updated: 2022-01-19