HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES MANAGEMENT  DIVISION

 

 

ACCIDENT REPORTING PROCEDURE, CONTACT PERSONS WITH E-MAILS, PHONE NUMBERS, THE ACCIDENT REPORTING PROFORMA  AND STATUS OF COMPLIANCE WITH RESPECT TO THE  RULES

 

 ACCIDENT REPORTING PROCEDURE (Under the  Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemicals(MSIHC)  Rules, 1989 )

 

Rule 5 - Notification of Major Accidents

 

(1)            Where a major accident occurs on a site or in a pipe line, the occupier shall 1[within 48 hours notify] the concerned authority as identified in Schedule 5 of that accident , and furnish thereafter to the concerned authority a report relating to the accidents in installments, if necessary, in Schedule 6.

 

(2)            The concerned authority shall on receipt of the report in accordance with sub-rule 1 of this rule, shall undertake a full analysis of the major accident and sent the 2 [requisite  information within 90 days to the Ministry] of Environment and Forests through appropriate channel].

 

            3[(3)     An occupier shall notify to the concerned Authority , steps taken to avoid any

                       repetition of such occurrence on a site.]

 

4[(4)     The concerned Authority shall compile information regarding major accidents and make available a copy of the same to the Ministry of Environment & Forests through appropriate channel.

 

(5)           The concerned Authority shall in writing inform the occupier, of any lacunae which in its opinion needs to be rectified to avoid major accidents].

 

CONTACT PERSONS

 

1            Shri . R.K Vaish, Joint Secretary , Ministry of Environment & Forests (Phone    

          24360634(O) /24107660 ฎ, Fax: 24363577 E-Mail: vaishrk @.nic. in ).

 

2           Dr N.H. Hosabettu, Director, Ministry of Environment & Forests ( Telefax: 24360060    

        (O) 26262397(R)., E mail -nhosabettu @ yahoo.co.uk

 

OR

Dr.Chhanda Chowdhury, Addl Director, Ministry of Environment & Forests( Telefax:23367652(O), 26265899(R) , e mail- chhanda _c @ yahoo.com.

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1.                     Substituted by Rule 3(a) of the MSIHC (Amendment) Rules, 1994 notified vide S.O. 2882 , dated 3.10.1994

2.                     Substituted by Rule 3(b); ibid

The manufacture , Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemicals Rules, 1989.

3.                   Subs by Rule 3( c ) ; of the Manufacture , Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical (Amendment) Rule, 1994 notified vide S.O. No. 2882, dated 3.10.1994.

4.                   Inserted by Rule 3(d); ibid.

 

 

 

ACCIDENT REPORTING PROFORMA

 

SCHEDULE 6

 

[See rule 5(1) ]

 

INFORMATION TO BE FURNISHED REGARDING NOTIFICATION OF A MAJOR ACCIDENT

 

Report number…………….

                                                                                                              of the particular accident

 

1.         General data

 

(a)               Name of the site

(b)               Name and address of the manufacture

(Also state telephone/telex number)

(c)        (I)         Registration number

(ii)                License number

(As may have been allotted under

any statute applicable to the site,

e.g. the Factories Act)

 

(d)        (I)         Nature of industrial activity

                        (Mention what is actually

                        manufactured , stored etc.)

 

(ii)                National Industrial Classification,

1987 at the four digit level,

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.                  Type of major accident

 


Material                                    Fire                              Emission of

                                                                                    Dangerous

                                                                                    Substance

 

                                     

Substance(s)Emitted………………………………………………………………………………………

 

3.         Description of the major accident

 

(a)               Date, shift  and hour of the accident

(b)               Department/Section and exact place where the accident took place.

(c)               The process/operation undertaken in the Department/Section where the accident took place.

(Attached a flow chart, if necessary)

 

(d)               The circumstances of the accident and the dangerous substance involved.

 

4.         Emergency measures taken and measures

            envisaged to be taken to alleviate  short term

            effects of the accident

 

5.         Causes  of the major accident.

 


            Known (to be  specified)        

 

 

            Note known                            

 

           

Information will be supplied as soon as            

            Possible

 

6.         Nature and extent of damage

            (a)        Within the establishment-casualties      . ……………….Killed

                                                                                       …………………Injured

                                                                                        ………………Poisoned

 

Persons exposed to the major accident-…………………………

 


            Material damage                                            

 

           

Danger is still present                                                

 

            Danger no longer exists                                         

 

               

                (b)        Outside the establishment

                        casulaties                                                . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Killed

                                                                                       . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Injured

                                                                                        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Poisoned

 

                        Persons exposed to the major accident  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

                       

            Material damage                                            

 

           

the anger is still present                                             

 

            the Danger no longer exists                                                                                                               

7.         Data available for assessing the effects of the

            accident on persons and environment

 

8.         Steps already taken or envisaged

 

(a)               to alleviate medium or long term effects of

the accident

(b)               to prevent recurrence of similar major

accidents

(c)               Any other relevant information

 

             

 

 

 

STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF MSIHC RULES (2003-04)

 

 

S.No.

STATES

MSIHC RULES, 1989 amended in October 1994& January 2000

 

 

No.

MAH Units

1

Distt, With MAH Units

2

No. on-Site Plans prepared

3

No of Off-site Prepared

4

1.        

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Information not received

2.        

Andhra Pradesh

120

20

120

8

 

3.        

Arunachal Pradesh

Non-industrial Area

4.        

Assam

13

9

9

13

5.        

Bihar

Information not received

 

6.        

Chandigarh

Information not received

 

7.        

Chhatisgarh

21

4

18

5

8.        

Daman& Diu

Information not received

 

9.        

Dadra &Nagar Haveli.

Information not received

10.    

Delhi

16

7

 

16

1

 

11.    

Goa

12

2

12

2

12.    

Gujarat

431

20

431

20

13.    

Haryana

22

9

22

Information not provided

14.    

Himachal Pradesh

Information not received

15.    

Jammu & Kashmir

Information not received

16.    

Jharkhand

Information not received

 

17.    

Karnataka

70

16

70

14

18.    

Kerala

 

38

9

38

 

9

19.    

Lakshadweep

Non-industrial Area

20.    

Madhya Pradesh

63

20

63

20

21.    

Maharastra

342

11

326

11

22.    

Manipur

Information not received

 

23.    

Meghalaya

Information not received

 

24.    

Mizoram

Non-industrial Area

 

25.    

Nagaland

Non-industrial Area

 

26.    

Orissa

40

14

40

3

27.    

Pondicherry

 

4

2

 

4

No

28.    

Punjab

54

10

47

10

29.    

Rajasthan

112

18

109

11

30.    

Sikkim

Non-industrial Area

31.    

Tamil Nadu

115

22

86

7

32.    

Tripura

2

1

2

1

33.    

Uttar Pradesh

92

35

92

1

34.    

Uttaranchal

13

5

13

Not provided

35.    

West Bengal

Information not received

 

 

Total

1580

234

1521

136

 

No MAH Units in States/UTs: 1) Arunachal Pradesh 2) Lakshadweep 3) Mizoram   4) Nagaland

5) Sikkim

 

 

*Concerned Labour Departments/Directorate of  Factories/Chief Inspectorate   of

  Factories may kindly  forward the updated information to :

 

 Dr.Chhanda Chowdhury

 Addl Director,  Room No. 566

 Hazardous Substances Management Division

 Ministry of Environment & Forests

 Paryavaran Bhawan , C.G.O Complex

 Lodi Road, New Delhi -1100         

 Telefax: 23367652(O)

 

 

* (To be highlighted )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF CHEMICAL ACCIDENTS (EMERGENCY PLANNING, PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE) RULE, 1996 ( 2003-04)

 

States Constituted State  /District /Local level Crisis Groups( status not available for the states not listed below)

 

 

States

SCG

DCG

LCG

 

1

Andhra Pradesh 

Constituted

Constituted

Constituted

 

2

Assam

Constituted

Constituted

Constituted

 

3

Bihar

Constituted

---

---

4

Chandigarh

Constituted

Constituted

1 district only there is no need of the constitution of LCG

5

Chhatisgarh

Constituted

Constitued( 4 district) Rajnandan is under process

LCG for Urla Ind Area constitued , For other  inf not provided

6

DDelhi

Constituted

Constituted

Constituted

7

Goa

constituted

constituted

       --

8

Gujarat

constituted

constituted

Constituted

9

Haryana

Constituted

----

----

10

Karnataka

Constituted

Constituted

Constituted

11

Kerala

Constituted

Constituted

Constituted

12

Madhya Pradesh

Constituted

Constituted

Constituted

13

Maharastra

Constituted

Constituted

Constituted

14

Meghalaya

Constituted

-----

----

15

Orissa

Constituted

Constituted

----

16

Pondicherry

Constituted

---

Constituted

17

Punjab

Constituted

Constituted

Constituted

18

Rajasthan

Constituted

Constituted

Constituted

19

Sikkim

Constituted

Non-industrial state

20

Tamil Nadu

Constituted

Constituted

Constituted

 

21

Tripura

Constituted

Constituted

Constituted

 

22

U.P

Constituted

Constituted

Constituted

 

23

W. Bengal

Constituted

Constituted

Constituted

 Non Industrial State/UT- 1) Arunachal Pradesh 2) Lakshadweep 3) Mizoram   4) Nagaland

5) Sikkim

 

*Concerned Labour Departments/Directorate of  Factories/Chief Inspectorate   of

  Factories may kindly  forward the updated information to :

 Dr.Chhanda Chowdhury

 Addl Director,  Room No. 566

 Hazardous Substances Management Division

 Ministry of Environment & Forests

 Paryavaran Bhawan , C.G.O Complex

 Lodi Road, New Delhi -1100         

 Telefax: 23367652(O)

* (To be highlighted )