Safety management systems for major hazard facilities

How operators of a major hazard facility (MHF) can develop and implement a Safety Management System (SMS).
Last updated

Jun 2011

Reading level

difficult

File type and size

PDF, 1.45 MB

Document length

19 pages

What it contains

This guidance note provides advice for operators of a major hazard facility (MHF) in Victoria to develop and implement a Safety Management System (SMS) for the facility as part of its Safety Case. It explains:

  • what’s involved in a SMS
  • how findings from the Longford Royal Commission influenced safety requirements for MHFs
  • how to create a SMS, including integrating the system, managing control measures and developing performance standards
  • a compliance checklist to develop a SMS