AS / NZS 5026 The Storage and Handling of Class 4 Dangerous Goods - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this standard if you intend to be involved with the safe storage and handling of Class 4 dangerous goods as classified in the ADG Code, for Australia, and the HNSO Act for New Zealand.

This standard sets out requirements and recommendations for the safe storage and handling of flammable solids, substances liable to spontaneous combustion, and substances that in contact with water emit flammable gases, i.e. dangerous goods that-(a) in Australia, are classified as Division 4.1, 4.2 or 4.3 in the Australian Dangerous Goods Code (ADG Code); and(b) in New Zealand, meet the 4.1, 4.2 or 4.3 classification criteria of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act, 1996, referred to as 'the HSNO Act'.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Consumer Protection

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