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By H.B.F. Gow, R.W. Kay

Lawsuits of the ecu convention on Emergency making plans for commercial dangers, held on the Congress Centre, Villa Ponti, Varese, Italy, 4-6 November 1987.

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Likewise the implementation of public means also requires good coordination of means in keeping with the definition of missions. Exercises must serve to check proper procedures. The scenarios are constructed from reference accidents. We are interested in their consequences and not in preventing them. Among the missions included in the PPI are, in particular: — Alarm — Firefighting — Safety perimeter — Access routes — Instructions to the public — Assistance and relief for the wounded — Pollution control — Relations with the media — etc.

Work is being carried out at present to set up a system for the central evaluation of these incidents. 4 EVALUATION OF CURRENT PRACTICE Since the ‘Regulation on major industrial accidents’ came into force 6 years ago the discussion of industrial safety has intensified and the safety concept behind the Regulation has started to be accepted as a general principle. In particular, the obligation to compile safety analyses which also applied to ‘existing installations’ (those already in operation before the Regulation came into force) meant that all installations within the scope of the Regulation were looked at from a safety point of view.

In the draft there is a substantial revision of the organisation criteria presented in 996/70 and a new orientation towards the creation of a modern conscience on Civil Protection through the psychological and operational preparation of the public, as well as through the promotion of civil voluntary actions. 3 Emergency Planning in the UK: A View from the Inside GEORGE INNES London Fire and Civil Defence Authority, London, UK HISTORY First, it will be helpful to explain the terminology used. Unlike most other Member States of the European Community, in the UK the term Civil Defence means emergency planning for war.

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