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Model Code of Practice: Managing Risks of Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace - Australian Government


You are required to comply with this code if you are the manufacturer of hazardous substances that are intended to be used on board trading ships. This code provides a practical guide on how to comply with the national regulations in order to manage the risks associated with exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace.

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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