Land use planning near a major hazard facility


What it contains

This guidance note provides advice for planning and relevant authorities about the safest way to use land near a major hazard facility (MHF). It outlines:

  • the safety responsibilities of MHF operators
  • how WorkSafe Victoria can advise planners about land use risks near MHFs
  • what WorkSafe Victoria considers when providing advice, including people using land near an MHF and how they would be affected by an emergency