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Model Code of Practice: Labelling of Workplace Hazardous Chemicals - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this code if you are the manufacturer or importer of hazardous substances that are intended to be used on board trading ships. This code provides a flexible system of labelling where manufacturers and importers can meet requirements under different legislation which applies to labelling and at the same time produce labels appropriate to workplace needs.

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

Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) (National Standards) Regulations 2003 Australian Government

Administering agency

Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority

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