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E.ON UK - Energy glossary
Category: Earth and Environment > Energy
Date & country: 15/12/2007, UK
Words: 138


NSC
National Safety Council (US)

NSPCC
National Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Children (UK)

NTS
National transmission system for gas (UK)

O2
Oxygen

OCGT
Open cycle gas turbine

Ofgem
Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (UK)

OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (US)

PAH
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

PCB
Polychlorinated biphenyl

PDP
Personal development plan

PEP
Performance excellence process

PFA
Pulverised fuel ash

PIR sensor
Passive infrared sensor

PM10
Particles with a diameter less than ten micrometers (ten microns)

Ramsar Convention
International convention on wetlands of international importance

Rfo
Reclaimed fuel oil

RIDDOR
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrence Regulations 1995 (UK)

RIIR
Recordable Incident and Injury Rate

ROC
Renewable Obligation Certificate (UK)

RoSPA
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (UK)

RSNC
Royal Society for Nature Conservation (UK)

SAP
Standard Assessment Procedure (UK)

SCR
Selective catalytic reduction

SF6
Sulphur hexafluoride

SME
Small or medium sized enterprise

SO2
Sulphur dioxide

SO3
Sulphur trioxide

SPA
Special Protection Area (UK)

SPCC
Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (US)

SRB
Single Regeneration Budget (UK)

SSSI
Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK)

t - te
tonne

TRIR
Total Recordable Injury Rate

TWh
Terawatt hour - the production or consumption of a million million watts for one hour.

UNECE
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNFCCC
United Nations Framework Convention of Climate Change (Climate Change Treaty)

VOC
Volatile organic compound

WBCSD
World Business Council for Sustainable Development