Emergency planning at a major hazard facility

How to develop an emergency plan for a major hazard facility (MHF).
Last updated

Apr 2021

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File type and size

PDF, 182.22 kB

Document length

16 pages

What it contains

This guidance note provides advice to operators about developing an emergency plan before applying for a major hazard facility (MHF) licence. It explains:

  • what’s included in an emergency plan, including on-site and off-site emergencies, scenarios to consider, performance indicators and testing the plan
  • timeframes to submit a draft plan before becoming fully compliant
  • a compliance checklist for emergency planning