Annex 1: Role of Government Departments Dealing with PHIs

The current division of responsibilities amongst Government departments is listed as follows :-

[ Table Summary ]

Installation

Operator Advisor
on Risk
Licensing
Authority
Commissioning
of HA
Preparation
of PS, AP
           

Liquefied Petroleum
Gas Store

Private Company

DEMS

Gas Authority

Company/EMSD

DPO

Liquefied Petroleum Gas/Oil Terminal

Private Company

DEMS

Gas Authority/
D of FS

Company/EMSD (Note 1)

DPO

Town Gas Installation

Private Company

DEMS

Gas Authority/
D of FS
(Note 2)

Company/EMSD

DPO

Petrol Store

Private Company

DEP

D of FS

Company/EPD

DPO

Chlorine  Store

DWS

DEP

-

WSD/EPD

DPO

Liquid Oxygen Store

Private Company

DEP

D of FS

Company/EPD

DPO

Government Explosive Depot

DCE

DEP

C of Mines

DCE/DEP

DPO

Explosives Factory

Private Company

DEP

C of Mines

Company/DCE/DEP

DPO

Notes

1.
Since LPG usually generates greater off-site risk, EMSD will commission the HA and advise on risk, with EPD represented with respect to oil installations.

2.
The role of D of FS in dealing with town gas installation is the licensing of storage and use of naphtha.

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 Last revision date : November 2008