Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 3833: The Storage and Handling of Mixed Classes of Dangerous Goods in Packages and Intermediate Bulk Containers - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this standard if you intend to store and handle mixed classes of dangerous goods in packages and intermediate bulk containers.

This standard sets out recommendations for the safe storage and handling of dangerous goods, in packages and intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) of up to 1.6 cubic metres capacity, where dangerous goods of more than one class are kept within the same store, without the need for segregating walls. While compliance with this standard is not mandatory, it may be used to demonstrate that you have complied with your legal obligations.

Please consult the Contact Officer 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 can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

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Resources Safety

Resources Safety

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: 100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia, 6004
Phone: 08 9358 8002
Fax: 08 9358 8000
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)