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.
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.
What are the prerequisites to obtaining this authority?
The applicant must store, use, manufacture or intend to store, use or manufacture dangerous goods.
This registration cannot be transferred.
No fees are payable for this registration.
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.
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Fire and Emergency Services Act 1990 (Queensland)
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