First Aid Instruction and Safety Directions (FAISD) Handbook - Australian Government


You may be required to comply with the recommendations contained in this handbook if you intend to work with agricultural and/or veterinary chemicals and products.

This handbook is a consolidation of the first aid instructions, warning statements and general safety precautions applicable to agricultural and veterinary chemicals and products.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All FAISD Handbook - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Health

Office of Health Protection

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Office of Chemical Safety

Office of Health Protection

Department of Health

Toll Free: 1800 020 103
Phone: 02 6289 1555