You will need to comply with this code if you intend to sell, store, manufacture or transport explosives. This code sets out technical requirements and guidelines for the transport of explosives by road and rail, as well as requirements for the packaging of explosives.
The holder of a licence to transport explosives must ensure that any person engaged or employed to transport explosives is trained in the requirements set out in this code.
A manufacturer of explosives has a responsibility to ensure that explosives are packaged and marked according to the requirements in Chapters 3, 5 and 8 of the Code.
This code is amended from time to time, and you will be required to comply with the latest version.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
Code of Practice
A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.
Department of Treasury and Finance
Dangerous Goods Act 1985 (Victoria)
Dangerous Goods (Explosives) Regulations 2011 (Victoria)
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