Types of emergency

Hazardous materials

Although chemical related incidents are rare, it is important to respond promptly. This page outlines how to prepare for and respond to a hazardous chemical incident in Hillingdon.

If you have any chemicals that may be dangerous, ensure that they are stored in an appropriate container in a safe environment. Make sure that the container is labelled appropriately with emergency action codes.

If you hear of a chemical spillage within your local area, follow local news reports and our Twitter feed for updates and information.

The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) plays a key role for responding to chemical incidents. They provide a 24 hour national advice service to the public emergency services to help deal with chemical incidents.

Page last updated: 06 Dec 2022