Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice - Northern Territory


You may need to comply with this code if you conduct a business, or manage a workplace, involving the preparation of safety data sheets for hazardous chemicals.

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

A safety data sheet is a document that provides critical information about hazardous chemicals. Safety data sheets include:

  • the chemical's identity and ingredients
  • health and physical hazards
  • safe handling and storage procedures
  • emergency procedures
  • disposal considerations.

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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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