THE TOXIC ALARM at Saltend Chemicals Park will sound unexpectedly on Wednesday morning 18th June 2014 – this is part of a test of the system and procedures at the site. The test coincides with the re-publication of the Major Emergency Advice Booklet which covers the essential information that […]
I’ve got my Household Emergency plan, but what’s happening in the wider community…?
The Town Council has produced an Emergency Leaflet which is now also available in local shops while stocks last…
KEEPING SAFE in an emergency is the theme of an advice leaflet issued recently by Hedon Town Council.
THE CURRENT flooding threat may be receding but that has not stopped Hedon Town Council from being pro-active and agreeing to publish a flood Advice Leaflet next year.
TOXIC ALARM TEST – THURSDAY 22nd NOVEMBER 2012 BP at the Saltend Chemicals Park has given advance notice of its intention to test its toxic alarm system on THURSDAY 22nd NOVEMBER 2012. The alarm, which sounds like an old World War II air raid siren, is normally tested every Wednesday […]
A RESILIENT COMMUNITY is one which can fend for itself in a state of emergency. The importance of this resilience was demonstrated in the floods of 2007 and again at this time last year when we were in the midst of the “Big Freeze”; in both cases some […]
FOLLOWING THE RELEASE OF NON-TOXIC VAPOUR from the INEOS plant at Saltend on Monday (26th Sept 2011) and concerns about the non-sounding of the toxic alarm, the Hedon Blog is republishing an article from May 2010 about the Major Emergency Advice booklet distributed that month. Also on HU12 […]
TOXIC ALARM TEST – TUESDAY 20th SEPTEMBER 2011 BP CHEMICALS LTD at Saltend has given advance notice of its intention to test its toxic alarm system on TUESDAY 20th SEPTEMBER. The alarm, which sounds like an old World War II air raid siren, is normally tested every Wednesday at […]
TOXIC ALARM TEST – TUESDAY 27th JULY 2010 BP SALTEND has given advance notice of its intention to test its toxic alarm system on TUESDAY 27th JULY 2010 as part of a site-wide exercise of their ‘gas release’ procedures. The alarm which sounds like an old air raid […]
RESIDENTS IN Hedon, Paull and Preston will have recently received a 16-page booklet from the chemical companies based at Saltend. In a stark reminder of some of the unique risks of living so close to Saltend, the MAJOR EMERGENCY ADVICE booklet explains the actions that local people should […]