Labelling of Workplace Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You must comply with this code if your work involves the use of, manufacture or exposure to dangerous or hazardous substances.

The provision of adequate information is the key to enabling hazardous substances to be used safely at work. The label is the initial source of information for an employee using or handling hazardous and / or dangerous substances and all labels must comply with this code.

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

Dangerous Substances Act 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

WorkSafe ACT

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