The centre focuses on the physical safety in the Netherlands with regard to the threat of accidents and events, and the consequences of such events. These activities cover accidents with chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear agents (CBRNChemical Biological Radiology and nuclear agents), and all other physical accidents and disasters.

Key tasks are to support the Dutch Government in responding to accidents and calamities and the clean up after such events. The centre works with the Environmental Incident Service and provides support in the prevention of and preparation for such events. Scenario and risk analyses are carried out to support policy on physical safety.

Head of centre: Drs. H.P. (Heddy) de Wijs.


Key expertise