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Major Hazards Department

The Major Hazards Department (MHD) is a joint-government department led by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and comprises officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA), Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and MOM.

MHD’s objective is to be a single regulatory front for:

  • Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) submissions.
  • Safety Case assessment and site verifications.
  • Investigations into Major Hazard Installation (MHI) incidents involving multi-agency coordination work among NEA, SCDF and MOM.