International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code - South Australia

Description

You will need to comply with this code if you intend to be engaged in the international transport of dangerous goods by sea.

The International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code was developed as a uniform international code for the transport of dangerous goods by sea. It covers such matters as packing, container traffic and stowage, with particular reference to the segregation of incompatible substances.

The code outlines principles and recommendations for substances, materials and articles. The code also provides advice on terminology, packing, labelling, stowage, segregation and handling, and emergency response action.

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.

Other resources

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Administration Officer

SafeWork SA

South Australia
Operating address: Level 4
33 Richmond Road
Keswick, South Australia 5035
Mailing address: GPO BOX 465
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 1300 365 255
Fax: 08 8204 9200
Email: help@safework.sa.gov.au
Website: SafeWork SA (Opens in new window)