Control of major accident hazards (COMAH)

COMAH environmental legislation

This page provides links to key pieces of environmental legislation relating to Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH). The websites hosting the legislation may list amendments separately.

If you are setting up an environmental management system (EMS) for your business, you can use this list to start compiling your legislation register. Your legal adviser or environmental consultant will be able to tell you if other environmental legislation applies to your specific business.

For more information about EMS, see our guide on environmental management systems - the basics.

You will also need to know about and comply with legislation on storing chemicals - see the page on chemical storage environmental legislation in our guide on chemical storage.

Find guidance about future environmental legislation on the NetRegs website.