1. Insignificant Consequences

  • Human Health & Safety: Minor injuries, which may require self-administered first-aid. Injured personnel can continue to perform normal duties.
  • Production Loss: Incident event without causing production loss.
  • Total Cost of Impact: Financial loss (compensation, fines, cost to repair, plant damage) of less than AED 5,000.

2. Minor Consequences

  • Human Health & Safety: Injuries requiring on-site treatment by medical practitioner. Personnel unable to continue to perform duties.
  • Production Loss: Production loss or delay up to one week.
  • Total Cost of Impact: Financial loss (compensation, fines, cost to repair, plant damage) between AED 5,000 to AED 50,000.

3. Moderate Consequences

  • Human Health & Safety: Serious injuries requiring off-site treatment by medical practitioner or immediate evacuation to hospital. Potential long-term or permanently disabling effects.
  • Production Loss: Production loss or delay up to one month.
  • Total Cost of Impact: Financial loss (compensation, fines, cost to repair, plant damage) between AED 50,000 to AED 500,000.

4. Major Consequences

  • Human Health & Safety: Single Fatality.
  • Production Loss: Production loss or delay for over one month.
  • Total Cost of Impact: Financial loss (compensation, fines, cost to repair, plant damage) between AED 500,000 to AED 10 million.

5. Catastrophic Consequences

  • Human Health & Safety: Multiple fatalities.
  • Production Loss: Loss of license to operate or ability to produce indefinitely.
  • Total Cost of Impact: Severe financial penalties or legal liabilities. Financial loss (compensation, fines, cost to repair, plant damage) greater than AED 10 million.