You will need this licence if you intend to operate a major hazard facility. A major hazard facility is a facility at which schedule 15 chemicals are present or likely to be present in a:
- quantity greater than their threshold quantity
- quantity greater than 10 percent of their threshold quantity and the agency considers there to be potential for a major incident to occur, such as an escape, spillage, leakage, explosion, implosion or fire.
Schedule 15 chemicals, as outlined in the regulations, include:
- explosive materials
- compressed and liquefied gases
- flammable materials
- oxidising materials
- toxic solids and liquids.