Prepare a safety case
Within two years of the facility being determined to be a major hazard facility, you must send us a written safety case.
It must include:
- a list of major incidents that have been identified and a summary of methods used to identify major incidents and major incident hazards
- a summary of the safety assessment
- a summary of the emergency plan
- a summary of the safety management system
- a description of the security arrangements
- details about any consultation with workers in preparing the safety case
- additional matters outlined in Schedule 18.
The safety case must also include a signed statement that confirms:
- its accuracy
- you understand the facility’s health and safety risks
- the control measures to be implemented will minimise the risk of major incident occurring or, better still, will eliminate the risk
- the control measures to be implemented will minimise the magnitude and severity of health and safety consequences should a major incident occur
- the appropriate knowledge and skills of your workers.
In some circumstances, you may be required to prepare a safety case together with other major hazard facilities.
You must review and, if necessary, revise the safety case when:
- a modification is proposed to the facility
- a control measure is inadequate
- a new risk is found
- consultation indicates it is necessary
- a health and safety representative requests it
- we request it.