Major hazard facility notification

Under Regulation 536, 537 and 547 of the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Regulations 2011, operators of any facility must notify the Regulator if hazardous chemicals present or likely to be present at the facility that exceed 10% of the threshold quantity detailed in Schedule 15.

Notification is required for the following:

  • Proposed facility – new facility; or
  • Existing facility –existing but has not previously notified; or
  • Re-notification – if previously notified and not determined but quantities of hazardous chemicals have increased; or
  • New operator –determined under previous operator but not yet licensed.

For further information on major hazard facilities visit the major hazard facilities page.

Note: If Hazardous chemicals do not exceed 10% of the threshold quantity detailed in Schedule 15, a schedule 11 hazardous chemicals notification may still required. For further information about schedule 11 notification requirements visit the hazardous chemicals notification page.

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Major hazard facility notification