Emergency preparedness and response
Approximately 200 dedicated responders undergo ongoing and thorough training to ensure a world-class emergency response. In addition, our response teams work closely with Hampshire Emergency Planning and the services to safeguard, our employees, contractors, neighbours, environment and facilities. Fawley’s emergency response teams routinely take part in training and simulated scenarios to ensure the most appropriate preparation and coordination.
COMAH Shelter-in-place: What you need to know in the event of an emergency at Fawley
Fawley is a Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH) site. There are simple, but vital steps that you need to take in the event of an incident at Fawley and the COMAH alarm sounding. Take a look at the Safety Information documents below for more.
Safety information packs - Distribution areas
Annual COMAH alarm testing
The COMAH alarm is tested on the first Tuesday in October each year at 2.30pm and 7.00pm. Notifications of the alarm test are placed in local and social media.
The COMAH alarm has never been sounded in earnest in 70 years of operations. Play the videos below to understand the sound of the COMAH alarm siren and the all clear siren.