Increased / High risk establishments

In accordance with the criteria set out in Ordinance of the Minister of Development of 29 January 2016 on the types and quantities of hazardous substances present at an establishment, which determine the classification of an establishment as an establishment with an increased or high risk of a major industrial accident, Głogów smelter, Legnica smelter and the Ore Enrichment Plants Regions Rudna and Polkowice were included in the group of establishments with a high risk of a major industrial accident. In accordance with the provisions of the Act of 27 April 2001. Environmental Protection, Law Journal of Laws of 2016 item 672 as amended, - High-risk establishments are obliged to prepare, submit to the relevant state authorities the following documents:

  •  Registration of the establishment
  •  Accident prevention programme
  •  Safety report
  •  Internal operational and rescue plan

If necessary, the above documents should be updated on an ongoing basis.

Moreover, high-risk establishments are obliged to disclose to the public the data required by Articles 261 and 261a of the aforementioned Act. This information is available at the addresses indicated below:

"Głogów" Copper Smelter

Legnica Smelter and Refinery

Annex No. 1 - Excerpt from the Safety Data Sheets