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Major accident

Any event, an emission like release or dumped, fire or an important explosion, that is a consequence of a non-controlled process during any operation which supposes a serious risk, immediate or deferred, to people, property or environment, and can be inside or outside of the operation and in which can be implied one or more dangerous substances.

References:

  • RD 1254/1999. 87/216/CEE and 88/610/CEE.


An occurrence such as a major emission, fire, or explosion resulting from uncontrolled developments in the course of the operation of any establishment and leading to serious danger to human health and/or the environment, immediate or delayed, inside or outside the establishment, and involving one or more dangerous substances.

Reference:

  • Council Directive on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances (Seveso II Directive), Off. J. of the Eur. Comm., L10/13, 1997.

See also Seveso Directive

 

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