Process Safety & COMAH 2015

Process Safety & COMAH 2015

HCF CATCH held the annual process safety conference at HCF CATCH on 23 July. The event was attended by over 80 delegates.

David Hughes, Chairman of Humber Major Hazards Group, opened the event and welcomed Rachel McCann from HSE to give an update on implementation of COMAH 2015, which went live on 1st June. Erika Newman from the Department for Communities and Local Government gave an update on Land Use Planning.

Following a break Janet Greenwood from TT Environmental gave details of COMAH ERA guidance. The final presentation from ABB’s Graham Laughland gave some best practice advice for COMAH sites.

Comah Site 2015HCF CATCH outlined current upper tier sites using the website for communication with local communities that are located near a COMAH site.

Left to right: Katie Hedges, HCF CATCH, Rachel McCann, HSE, Erika Newman, Department for Communities & Local Government, Graham Laughland, ABB, David Hughes, HCF CATCH and Janet Greenwood, TT Environmental.

HCF CATCH thanked sponsors of the event:

The offshore work will be completed on a turnkey basis with ENGIE Fabricom responsible for all aspects of works including project management, vessel charter, multi-technical installation and certified handover. Offshore activities are planned to commence in Quarter two 2017 and will cover an initial 20 foundations.

ENGIE Fabricom was chosen to undertake this project from their proven experience to successfully complete very similar remediation projects which currently includes over 130 turbines in both UK and Dutch waters. This major contract further strengthens ENGIE Fabricom’s position as first choice provider for such works augmenting their operational and maintenance service provisions throughout UK and Europe in the offshore wind market.


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