Labelling of Workplace Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to manufacture, import, supply or use hazardous chemicals. Hazardous chemicals are substances, mixtures and articles that can pose a significant risk to health and safety if not managed correctly and include carcinogens, flammable liquids, toxic chemicals and explosives.

This code provides practical guidance on how to label workplace hazardous chemicals and outlines how to achieve the required standards. This code applies to all workplaces where hazardous chemicals are used and anyone involved in these hazardous chemicals and covers topics including:

  • general labelling requirements
  • specific labelling situations
  • labelling design and layout.

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.

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Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

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