Information for persons intending to operate a major hazard facility

How to plan and prepare to apply for a licence to operate a major hazard facility (MHF).
Last updated

Mar 2011

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File Type and Size

PDF, 2.43 MB

Document Length

9 pages

What it contains

To obtain a licence for a major hazard facility (MHF) from WorkSafe Victoria, new operators or those expanding an existing facility to a MHF are responsible for developing a Safety Case. This guide explains:

  • how to develop a Safety Case to operate an MHF
  • when to notify WorkSafe Victoria about plans for the MHF
  • how we assess a Safety Case to grant a licence
  • a compliance checklist to prepare to operate an MHF