What it contains

This guidance note provides advice for operators of major hazard facilities (MHFs) to reduce the risk of major incidents when managing change. It outlines:

  • why management of change (MOC) processes are necessary
  • who to include in the change management process
  • what’s involved in a MOC process, including how to identify, approve and reject proposed changes
  • documenting, quality checking and reviewing proposed changes
  • how to use a compliance checklist to manage change