Determination process for a major hazard facility

How WorkSafe Victoria determines if a dangerous goods site is a major hazard facility (MHF).
Last updated

Mar 2011

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PDF, 740.28 kB

Document Length

6 pages

What it contains

This guidance note advises how WorkSafe Victoria can classify a dangerous goods facility as a major hazard facility (MHF) under occupational health and safety laws. It explains:

  • the classifications used to determine if a dangerous goods site is an MHF
  • when to contact WorkSafe Victoria about a dangerous goods site
  • how WorkSafe Victoria reviews a site to determine if it is an MHF
  • how to use a compliance checklist to comply with MHF regulations