The purpose of this Guide is to help major hazard facility (MHF) operators comply with their obligations to provide the local community with information about their facility and the actions to take if a major incident occurs at the facility. It will assist MHF operators in:
- Identifying the extent of the area surrounding their facility for which they must provide the community and local authority with information
- Determining what information to provide to the local community and local authority
- Determining who in particular to provide information to.