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Chemical and Nuclear Sites in Cumbria

Control of Major Accident Hazards - COMAH

To ensure that arrangements are in place to deal with the off-site consequences of an incident at the site however unlikely, Cumbria County Council produce an off-site emergency plan. This is a requirement under the Control of Major Accident Hazards 1999 (as amended) - known as COMAH.

All persons and organisations within the Public Information Zone around the site have been issued with information on what to do in the event of an off-site emergency. To view these action cards see below:

Centrica - Emergency Action Card (PDF 2.3MB)

Centrica - What to do in an emergency booklet (PDF 289KB)

 

MOD Longtown - Emergency Action Card (PDF 74KB)

MOD Longtown - What to do in an emergency booklet (PDF 939KB)

 

 Radiation Emergency Preparedness and Public Information Regulation - REPPIR

To ensure that arrangements are in place to deal with the off-site consequences of an incident, however unlikely, Cumbria County Council produce an off-site emergency plan. This is a requirement under the Radiation Emergency Preparedness and Public Information Regulation 2001 - known as REPPIR.

All persons and organisations within the Detailed Emergency Planning Zone (DEPZ) around the stations have been issued with information on what to do in the event of an Off-Site Nuclear Emergency. To view these action cards see below:

BAE Systems - Emergency Action Card (PDF 91KB)

BAE Systems - What to do in a radiation emergency booklet (PDF 182KB)

 

Sellafield - Emergency Action Card (PDF 82KB)

Sellafield - What to do in a radiation emergency booklet (PDF 382KB)

 

Further Information on Sellafield

Sellafield Exercises (Site siren may be sounded on these dates)

  • Thursday 4th May 2017

Telephone Warning and Informing Service

If you have received a letter inviting you to sign up to the Sellafield Telephone Warning and Informing Service please use following link:

Telephone Warning System Registration

If you wish to enquire if you are eligible to sign up for the Sellafield Warning and Informing Service or have any other queries please contact Cumbria County Council Resilience Unit