​​​​​​​SEISS is a national system designed to provide knowledge management of information on environmental incidents in Scotland. The aim is to create a source of information that agencies can use to find out what incidents have happened locally and nationally and as a source of information and contacts to help manage any similar incidents. 

SEISS is a database holding details of incidents reported by participating agencies, where there may be 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 provides access to reports of environmental incidents across all of Scotland from a range of different reporting agencies.​​​

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Last updated: 30 June 2021
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