Ryedale District Council

Hazardous chemical (HAZCHEM) incidents

Attending incidents involving hazardous chemicals to protect life and mitigate the effects on the environment. Providing advice and information on hazardous chemicals and emergency procedures to deal with them.

Please note that this service is not provided by Ryedale District Council. Information on this service is provided by North Yorkshire County Council. Please select the link on the right for further information on their website.

The Health and Safety Executive is responsible for enforcing regulations to ensure that these substances are safely transported but the emergency services are responsible for attending any incidents involving these substances.


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