Information for persons intending to operate a major hazard facility

Advice for persons intending to operate a major hazard facility, including how to plan and prepare a licence application.
Last updated

Mar 2020

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PDF, 209.54 kB

Document length

20 pages

What it contains

This guidance note provides information for persons intending to operate a new facility, or to modify or expand an existing dangerous goods facility to the scale of a major hazard facility (MHF). It will assist these new operators through the early stages of becoming a MHF, and includes:

  • features of successful Safety Case development
  • the specific requirements for intending operators with respect to notification, registration, Safety Case development and licensing, and
  • a compliance checklist.

This guidance should be read in conjunction with the WorkSafe guidance note – Notification and Registration of a major hazard facility.