Scottish Environmental Incident Surveillance System (SEISS) 2018 Annual Report

Publication Date: 26 March 2019

​​​​SEISS provides a national level knowledge management system designed to provide information on a wide range of environmental incidents. The aim is to create a source of information that agencies can interrogate to discover who else has had to manage incidents, what information was helpful in managing incidents and what lessons were learned. SEISS is a database holding details of incidents reported by participating agencies, on situations involving a risk to public health due to the release into the environment of chemical, microbiological,radiation or other physical agents.

​​SEISS is currently the only web based system available in Scotland that enables the reporting of environmental incidents across all of Scotland from a range of different reporting agencies.

This annual report provides a summary of the incidents reported via SEISS that have occurred in Scotland during the past year.​

Resource information

Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Surveillance Report


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