Safety assessment for a major hazard facility

How to conduct and document a safety assessment for a major hazard facility (MHF).


What it contains

In order to obtain a licence to operate a major hazard facility (MHF) in Victoria, operators must complete a safety assessment to address and control risks. This guide describes:

  • the purpose of a safety assessment
  • how to plan and prepare for an assessment
  • the safety assessment process
  • what happens after a safety assessment, including review, revision and quality assurance checks
  • a compliance checklist for safety assessments