Managing Risks of Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace Code of Practice - Northern Territory


You must comply with this code if you use hazardous chemicals in the workplace.

You may achieve compliance with your legislative requirements through another method if it provides an equivalent or higher standard of work health and safety.

Hazardous chemicals are defined in the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals. This code provides practical guidance on how to manage the risks associated with hazardous chemicals in the workplace. Relevant duties include:

  • identifying hazards
  • assessing risks
  • eliminating risks if possible
  • controlling risks
  • reviewing control measures.

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.

Administering agency

Department of the Attorney-General and Justice

NT WorkSafe

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