Safety assessment for a major hazard facility

How to conduct and document a Safety Assessment for a major hazard facility (MHF).

Last updated

May 2011

Reading level

difficult

File Type and Size

PDF, 4.41 MB

Document Length

32 pages

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

At the end of this guide, there are examples of Safety Assessment techniques you can use.