Model Code of Practice: labelling of workplace hazardous chemicals

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This Code applies to substances, mixtures and articles used, handled or stored at the workplace and which are defined as hazardous chemicals under the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations. While this Code applies to hazardous chemicals (as defined in the WHS), it is recommended practice to provide a label for any chemical that is suspected of producing adverse health, safety or environmental effects but for which there is insufficient information to allow it to be correctly classified. The label should reflect the current state of knowledge.

This Code provides practical guidance to persons conducting a business or undertaking involved in the manufacture, import, supply or use of hazardous chemicals on how to correctly label hazardous chemicals used in the workplace.

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Safe Work Australia
Tasks covered: 
Handling Chemicals
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All (no specific target group)

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