Notification of Major Hazard Facility - Western Australia

Description

You will be require notify the Agency if you intend to operate a major hazard facility. A premises is classified as a major hazard facility if it stores, handles or processes quantities of specified dangerous goods that exceed the specified threshold quantity, or if you intend to do so. Premises that have or intend to have quantities of Schedule 1 substances more than the critical quantity (10 percent of the threshold quantity) are required to notify the Agency.

A premises is also classified as a major hazard facility if a major incident could occur at the premises. A major incident is an incident that causes serious harm to people, property or the environment.

Examples of major hazard facilities include oil refineries, gas processing plants, large chemical manufactured, or large LP gas storage and distribution facilities.

There are four types of major hazard facility: Class A, Class B, Class C, and Class D. More information regarding these classification can be found in the relevant legislation.

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.

Eligibility requirements

Operators of a major hazard facility must have a current dangerous goods site licence. The operator of a major hazard facility must prepare a safety report for the facility. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

5 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Apply Licence All $129000.00

Class A annual site fee.

Apply Licence All $103000.00 Class B annual site fee.
Apply Licence All $103000.00 Class C annual site fee.
Apply Licence All $20000.00 Class D annual site fee.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 WA

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Major Hazard Facilities) Regulations 2007 WA

Application process

Apply

You must sign the completed application and lodge it with the following:

  • supporting documentation, which is the original or the original certified document (where a copy is requested this does not apply)
  • site plan and manifest
  • risk assessment
  • if applicable, FES emergency response guide (FES-ERG).

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

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

Dangerous Goods Licensing

Resources Safety

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: Mineral House
100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Phone: 08 9358 8001
Email: cso@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Dangerous Goods (Opens in new window)