This infographic explains how the HSE site visits are prioritised.
Below are steps to help you stay compliant with the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH) and keep you abreast of the Health & Safety Executive (HSE)’s approach to enforcement.
1.The HSE collects information about your site
Activity you undertake
2. Risk category assigned: intrinsic site hazard
Safety and environment consequences
Rated from ‘A’ to ‘D’ (‘A’ sites are visited annually, others less frequently.)
3. Performance of the site is taken into account
How well sites perform in managing major hazard risks
Poor performers will receive more visits than better managed sites.