Emergency incidents in East Lothian involving hazardous chemicals are dealt with by Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service and Lothian and Borders Police, as well as other emergency services when necessary.
East Lothian Council and other agencies (such as the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) may also have a responsibility to investigate incidents.
You will find useful information on the following organisation's websites:
- Scottish Fire and Rescue Services
- Scottish Environment Protection Agency runs a pollution hotline (24-hour line): 0800 807060
- The Health & Safety Executive runs the HSE (24-hour line): 0845 345 0055
- The Scottish Government website provides links to government and non-government sources covering a wide range of emergencies and crises that can affect the UK, plus emergency planning guidance and information.
- The National Chemical Emergency Centre plays a key role in national arrangements for responding to chemical incidents. It provides a 24 hour national advice service to public emergency services on dealing with chemical incidents.