The Seveso II directive updates a 1982 law passed after a notorious industrial accident in Italy. The directive requires all establishments where large quantities of dangerous substances are present that could create a major accident to comply with safety and hazard prevention requirements. The deadline for member states to transpose the new rules into national law and communicate this fact to the Commission was February 1999.
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