This rule applies to an industrial activity in which a hazardous chemical, subject
to schedule 1,is or may be involved
The occupier is required to inform to the authority, in schedule
6 ,of any
major accident caused due to hazardous chemicals occurring on a site or in a
The concerned authority shall undertake full analysis of the major
accident and send the requisite information to the MoEF.
The criteria of industries coming under preview of isolated storage is
given in the schedule 2.
The occupier is required to submit a written report in schedule
7, to the
The occupier is required to submit safety report as specified in schedule
The occupier shall prepare and keep updated on site emergency plan
as per schedule 11, detailing how major accident will be dealt in the
industry on the site.
An off site emergency plan shall be prepared by the concerned authority,
as in schedule 5, to deal with the emergencies.
The importer of hazardous chemicals shall inform to the authority in the
Authority at the state is to advice to the importer and the concerned port
authority for regarding safety measures to be observed by them.
The importer shall maintain the records of hazardous chemicals as
specified in schedule 10.
The road transportation of hazardous chemicals should be in accordance in
the Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989.