Assessment of Off-Site Plans for Dangerous Goods - Queensland

Service summary

The Queensland Fire and Emergency Service QFES Commissioner may give a person a notice requiring information concerning any dangerous goods. The commissioner may by notice in writing require a person, within the time specified in the notice, to prepare and lodge an off site emergency plan relating to those dangerous goods.

Advice is given to assist businesses understand the requirements for developing an off site plan. An inspection can be arranged of the site where dangerous goods are stored or processed. The Department can also assist the business in preparing the off site plan for a fee or, alternatively, refer the business to qualified private consultants.

Details can be obtained from Regional Office of the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service at the address given in this Summary Sheet.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Definition of terms

Off site plan

provide for measures to be taken in preparation for a chemical incident, or upon a chemical incident occurring, so that danger that may thereby arise to any person who, or to property that, is outside the premises to which the plan relates, or to the environment, is avoided or limited.

Eligibility requirements


What are the prerequisites to obtaining this authority?

The applicant must store, use, manufacture or intend to store, use or manufacture dangerous goods.

Transferability

This registration cannot be transferred.

Fees

No fees are payable for this registration.

Application

Telephone call to your Regional Office of Queensland Fire and Rescue Service.

Preparation of an off site emergency plan is required before approval is granted.


Administering agency

Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Scientific Branch

Act(s) name

Fire and Emergency Services Act 1990 (Queensland)

Contact details

Deputy Commissioner
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Scientific Branch

Operating address:
Level 2 Block B Emergency Services Complex
"Kedron Park"
Kedron Park
Queensland 4031
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1425
BRISBANE QLD 4001

Phone:

07 3635 3370

Fax:

07 3247 8110

Website:

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Commissioner
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Scientific Branch

Operating address:
Level 2 Block B Emergency Services Complex
"Kedron Park"
Kedron Park
Queensland 4031
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1425
BRISBANE QLD 4001

Phone:

07 3635 3072

Fax:

07 3247 8110

Website:

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Assistant Commissioner (Rural)
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Scientific Branch

Operating address:
Level 1 Block F
Emergency Services Complex
Corner Kedron Park & Park Roads
Kedron, Queensland 4031
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1425
BRISBANE QLD 4001

Phone:

07 3635 3624

Fax:

07 3247 8557

Website:

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