Reports in English
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Technical Rules on Installation Safety - Technische Regeln Anlagensicherheit (TRAS)
Precautions and Measures against the Hazard Sources
Precipitation and Flooding
For official version in German and guidance see:
Guides and reports adopted by the KAS
Short version of Guidance KAS-18
Recommendations for separation distances between
establishments covered by the Major Accidents Ordinance (Störfall-Verordnung) and
areas worthy of protection within the framework of land-use planning
implementation of Article 50 of the Federal Immission Control Act (Bundes-Immissionsschutzgesetz, BImSchG
KAS recommendations on advancing the safety culture
Lessons learnt from Texas City 2005
Evaluation of the Reports on Experiences Made during Safety Checks by Experts
according to Article 29a of the Federal Immission Control Act (BImSchG) in 2004 / 2005
Guides and reports adopted by the SFK
Guide for Plant Safety
issued by the SFK Management Systems Working Group to explain the major-accident prevention policy in accordance with Article 7 in conjunction with Annex III of the "Seveso II" Directive
issued by the SFK Management Systems Working Group to outline a major- accident prevention policy and a safety management system pursuant to Article 9 (1) a and Annex III of the "Seveso II" Directive
Aid for integration of a safety management system pursuant to Annex III of the Hazardous Incident Ordinance 2000 within existing management systems
issued by the SFK Management Systems Working Group
Combating Interference by Unauthorised Persons
issued by the SFK ad hoc Working Group "Interference by Unauthorised Persons"
on Application of the Major Accidents Ordinance to Industrial Estates
issued by the SFK Working Party on "Industrial Estates"
Guides and reports adopted by the TAA
for the Identification and Control of Exothermic Chemical Reactions
for the Retention of dangerous substances flowing through pressure relief equipment
Integrated inspection and auditing of installations
Evaluation of the Experience Reports on Safety Checks by Experts according to Article 29a of the Federal Immission Control Act (BImSchG) in 2002
Evaluation of the Experience Reports on Safety Checks by Experts according to Article 29a of the Federal Immission Control Act (BImSchG) in 2003
2nd Interim Report (3rd update September 2007)
by the Working Group on Fuel Storage Sites (Arbeitskreis Tanklager, AK-TL)
of the German Commission on Process Safety (Kommission für Anlagensicherheit, KAS)
Questions and Answers to Directive 96/82/EG