We're testing the warning siren at our Blochairn Road, Glasgow, LNG site

12 Apr 2021
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We're conducting a routine test of our warning siren at our Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) site in Blochairn Road, Provan, on Thursday 22 April.

The siren is used to warn people living or working near the site of any potential incidents. It will be tested on Thursday 22 April 2021 from 10am. The test will last for a maximum duration of one hour, during which both ‘warning’ and ‘all-clear’ sirens will sound several times.

We conduct tests every six months at all our LNG sites, always notifying residents and businesses by letter beforehand. This test is a requirement as part of the Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) Regulations 2015.

SGN spokesperson Waseem Hanif said: “We carry out these tests every six months because the safety of the Provan community is really important to us. While the test scheduled at 10am on Thursday 22 April is routine and nothing to be concerned about, it’s important nearby residents and businesses are familiar with the sound of the siren and know what they need to do in case a real incident ever takes place. You can find more essential information and guidance on our website at sgn.co.uk.”