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

Description

This code of practice 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 of practice 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 requirement by an alternative method.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Regulations 2012 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance

WorkSafe Victoria

Contact details

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WorkSafe Advisory Service

WorkSafe Victoria

Department of Treasury and Finance

Operating address: 1 Malop Street
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4293
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Toll Free: 1800 136 089
Phone: 03 9641 1444
Fax: 03 9641 1222
Email: info@worksafe.vic.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Victoria (Opens in new window)