Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You may need to comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture or import hazardous chemicals.

The Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) was developed to provide a standard way to identify the physical hazards, health hazards and environmental hazards of chemical products, so that they can be safely used, handled and stored.

To be compliant with the GHS, you must ensure that hazardous chemicals have been labelled in accordance with this standard as soon practicable after they have been manufactured or imported.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

WorkSafe ACT

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries

WorkSafe ACT

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 3000
Fax: 02 6205 0336
Email: worksafe@act.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe ACT (Opens in new window)