Major Hazard Facility Licence and Notification - New South Wales

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a major hazard facility. Certain premises where Schedule 15 chemicals are present, or are likely to be present, are classified as major hazard facilities. For example, facilities such as oil refineries, chemical processing plants, and large chemical and gas storage deports have hazardous chemicals in large amounts. Facilities that exceed or are likely to exceed their threshold quantity must be licensed.

Please be aware that if your facility has Schedule 15 chemicals present or likely to be present in a quantity that exceeds 10 percent of their threshold quantity you must notify the Agency.

Schedule 15 chemicals are outlined in the attached document.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Exemptions

A licence is not required for a certain facilities regulated under different legislation. Please see the Regulation for further details.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

The duration of the licence will be determined by the agency, but will be no longer than 5 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

No fee is payable at time of submission.

Apply Licence

Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 NSW

Lodgement process

Apply

Notification of a major hazard facility must be given to the agency within 3 months.

Administering agency

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

SafeWork NSW

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Licensing Enquiries

SafeWork NSW

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

Operating address: 92 - 100 Donnison Street
Gosford, New South Wales 2250
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 2906
Lisarow, New South Wales 2250
Phone: 13 10 50
Email: licensing@safework.nsw.gov.au
Website: SafeWork NSW (Opens in new window)