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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 16 September 2019 at 22:11)
534   Meaning of “modification” of a facility
(1)  In this Regulation, a reference to a modification of a major hazard facility is a reference to a change or proposed change at the major hazard facility that has or would have the effect of:
(a)  creating a major incident hazard that has not previously been identified, or
(b)  significantly increasing the likelihood of a major incident occurring, or
(c)  in relation to a major incident that may occur—significantly increasing:
(i)  its magnitude, or
(ii)  the severity of its health and safety consequences.
(2)  For the purposes of subclause (1), a change or proposed change at a major hazard facility means a change or proposed change of any kind, including any of the following:
(a)  a change to any plant, structure, process or chemical or other substance used in a process, including the introduction of new plant, a new structure, a new process or a new chemical,
(b)  a change to the quantity of Schedule 15 chemicals present or likely to be present at the major hazard facility,
(c)  a change to the operation, or the nature of the operation, of the major hazard facility,
(d)  a change in the workers’ safety role,
(e)  a change to the major hazard facility’s safety management system,
(f)  an organisational change at the major hazard facility, including a change in its senior management.