Code of Practice for the Storage and Handling of Dangerous Goods - Victoria


You may comply with this code of practice if your business stores or handles dangerous goods. This code provides practical guidance to manufacturers, suppliers and sellers of dangerous goods on their handling and storage. Dangerous goods are substances that may be corrosive, flammable, explosive, spontaneously combustible, toxic, oxidising, or water-reactive.

Compliance with this code is not mandatory. If you have not complied with the code, it will be up to you to show that you have met the relevant legal requirements by an alternative method.

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.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Act 1985 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance

WorkSafe Victoria

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