Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017

17.104 WorkSafe may increase aggregate capacity for groups of stationary tanks

(1)

For the purposes of regulation 17.102(5), WorkSafe may, on application by a relevant PCBU, approve an increase of the aggregate capacity of a group of stationary tanks within a intermediate secondary containment system that contains a class 3.1 substance.

(2)

An application to increase the aggregate capacity of a group of stationary tanks must—

(a)

be in the form required by WorkSafe (if any); and

(b)

be accompanied by the fee (if any) prescribed in Schedule 2.

(3)

WorkSafe must not approve an increased aggregate capacity that exceeds 40 000 000 L.

(4)

In considering whether to approve an increase, WorkSafe must take the following into account:

(a)

the degree of hazard associated with any hazardous substance within each intermediate secondary containment system in the secondary containment system:

(b)

the capacity of the largest stationary tank within each intermediate secondary containment system in the secondary containment system and the relationship of that capacity to the total capacity of the relevant intermediate secondary containment system:

(c)

in relation to each intermediate secondary containment system to which the application relates, the capacity of the intermediate secondary containment systems adjacent to it:

(d)

the availability of means to prevent unintended ignition, and of means to control the effects of unintended ignition, of hazardous substances stored within each intermediate secondary containment system to which the application relates:

(e)

any other matter that WorkSafe considers appropriate.