Board adopts five accident contingency plans in eight industries of Cordoba, Granada and Seville
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In the province of Cadiz, new plans affect two production centers Polygon Green Island Pier in Algeciras, already one of the Industrial Rio San Pedro (spring Cabezuela) in Puerto Real, as well as two solar thermal plants Torresol Energy complex in San José del Valle.
Polygon industrial establishments Isla Verde are the marine terminal storage and distribution of hydrocarbons Vopak Terminal Algeciras, SA, and reception facilities, storage, transfer and shipment of fuel for ships signature CLH, SA, Bunker of Algeciras.
For its part, the facilities will have emergency device in Puerto Real are the company Quimgra, SA, dedicated to the storage and packaging of fertilizers. San José del Valle, plants and Termesol Arcosol 50 50, SA are included.
Approved in the province of Granada plans involving two companies of the Industrial Juncaril, in the towns of Albolote and hazards. It is Herogra Fertilizers SA, dedicated to the manufacture of these products, and Repsol Butano, SA, storage, packaging and transport of liquefied petroleum gases. Finally, the Council also approved the plan for solar thermal power generation facilities that the company Arenales Solar, SL, has in the Seville town of Moron de la Frontera (Sevilla).
Emergency devices are designed according to the quantity of dangerous substances (set according to the type) industries stored or used in their production processes. Companies that now implanted exceeded thresholds in the regulations mainly due to the improvement or expansion of its facilities.
Prepared by the Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs in collaboration with the companies, plans to effectively prevent and mitigate the consequences of possible accidents and dealing with situations involving danger to persons and property or serious risk of contamination. Are subject to the approval of the National Civil Protection Commission and include intervention protocols depending on the type of incident, the dangerous substances involved or weather conditions.
The objective is to achieve rapid, coordinated and effective mobilization of all human and material resources needed to tackle any incidents and minimize the impact when the situation no longer controllable with company resources. Media
The operation is activated when accidents affecting foreign installation. The decision is at the discretion of the management plan, which corresponds to the head of the Government Office of the Board in the province person. This authority also decides both the category of the incident as the most convenient to deal at all times performances.
The plan has an advisory committee of management support, comprising representatives of the ministries of the Board; operations committee responsible for executing the orders and to mobilize the necessary emergency services, coordinated by the head of Civil Protection in the province, and a cabinet of information.
Human and material resources are made up of firefighters, Public Company for Health Emergencies EPES 061, local police, the Civil Guard, the National Police and the Unit of the National Police Attached to the Board and the Emergency Group Andalucía.
Their deployment is expected through the establishment of a forward command post that coordinates the work of the task forces formed by medical personnel, security and logistical support, basically. All coordination structure, integrating the set of effective, corresponds to the 112 Emergency System.
Andalusia currently has an emergency plan territorial autonomous area, adopted in 2011, which incorporated other specific plans: the relative flood and accidents in the transport of dangerous goods by road and rail (both in force since 2004); the pollution of coastal and seismic hazards (2008) and forest fires (2010), in addition to more than 30 external emergency facilities that handle hazardous substances (including those issued today).