National Code of Practice for the Labelling of Workplace Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:2012 (1994)] - 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.

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

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority

Contact details

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


Operating address: Comcare, Level 4
121 Marcus Clarke Street
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9905
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6275 0070
Phone: 1300 366 979
Fax: 02 6275 0067