You may be required to comply with this code if you conduct a business that involves or is in relation to the preparation of safety data sheets for hazardous chemicals or if you have a duty to manage a workplace where safety data sheets are required for working with 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.