Abandoned Tank Notification - New South Wales


You will need to notify the agency if you are in control or management of an underground, partially underground or fully mounded tank that was used to store flammable gases / liquids, which:

  • has not been used in the past 2 years
  • has ceased operation and will not be used to store flammable gases / liquids in the future.

The tank / storage system must be:

  • removed, if reasonably practicable
  • made safe with no risk to health and safety if removal is not reasonably practicable.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

SafeWork NSW

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