National Code of Practice for the Control of Major Hazard Facilities - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to operate or plan a major hazard facility.

The objective of this code is to prevent major accidents and near misses, and to minimise the effects of any major accidents and near misses. A facility is classifiable as a major hazard facility where a quantity of scheduled material is, or will be, present higher than the quantity listed in national standards or the relevant public authority considers that aspects have the potential to cause a major accident.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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