Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG Code) - Tasmania


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to transport dangerous goods.

This code details the requirements for:

  • classifications of substances
  • packaging and performance testing
  • use of bulk containers, intermediate bulk containers, freight containers and unit loads
  • marking and placarding
  • vehicle requirements
  • segregation and stowage
  • transfer of bulk dangerous goods
  • documentation
  • safety equipment
  • procedures during transport emergencies.

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

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2010 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

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