SCHEDULE 5Emergency plans

Part IIInformation to be Included in On-site Emergency Plan

(This Part sets out the provision of paragraph 1 of Annex IV to the Directive.)

The information referred to in regulation 9(1) is as follows—

1.  names or positions of persons authorised to set emergency procedures in motion and the person in charge of and co-ordinating the on-site mitigatory action;

2.  name or position of the person with responsibility for liaison with the Executive which is responsible for arranging for the preparation of the off-site emergency plan;

3.  for foreseeable conditions or events which could be significant in bringing about a major accident, a description of the action which should be taken to control the conditions or events and to limit their consequences, including a description of the safety equipment and the resources available;

4.  arrangements for limiting the risks to persons on site including how warnings are to be given and the actions persons are expected to take on receipt of a warning;

5.  arrangements for providing early warning of the incident to the Executive which is responsible for setting the off-site emergency plan in motion, the type of information which should be contained in an initial warning and the arrangements for the provision of more detailed information as it becomes available;

6.  arrangements for training staff in the duties they will be expected to perform, and where necessary co-ordinating this with the emergency services;

7.  arrangements for providing assistance with off-site mitigatory action.