CBRN Group Contact Details
Office: 01822 61 08 08
This is scheduled for 4th March 2014 to be held at Tactical Hazmat Ltd Training Centre Evesham.
Minutes of Meetings
Owing to the sensitive nature of the topics discussed, minutes are not generally made available to non-group members.
TERMS OF REFERENCE
EPS CBRN Group Terms of Reference
1 To represent the Emergency Planning Society (EPS) on CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear) emergencies. This includes CBRN emergencies resulting from deliberate, accidental and natural causes.
2 To report key activities of the Group to the main body of the EPS through the Director of Business Services.
The contamination threat to our coast from shipping accidents is significant. Being prepared for such disasters is the principal concern of the Oil Pollution Professional Working Group. In addition to oil pollution, the problems of chemical and inert pollution of the sea and shoreline, and the pollution of inland waterways are also considered.
The PWG has submitted proposals to the CCS with regard to an update to the Emergency Response & Recovery Guidance in relation to Major Maritime Emergencies. The document can be found in the Document library.
ARCOPOL was a major European project with a focus on Noxious and Hazardous Substances. There are some interesting ideas that the group will be following up.
Marine Management Organisation has a useful site to direct you to sources of information
Keeping Local Authorities Up To Date
Please ensure that the Counter Pollution Branch have the current contact for your authority by checking with Mark.Munt@mcga.gov.uk
EPS Branch Presentations
If you would like a member of the PWG to talk to your Branch about oil spill issues please contact the Chairman: firstname.lastname@example.org