Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) - Western Australia

Description

You may need to comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture or import hazardous chemicals.

The Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) was developed to provide a standard way to identify the physical hazards, health hazards and environmental hazards of chemical products, so that they can be safely used, handled and stored.

To be compliant with the GHS, you must ensure that hazardous chemicals have been labelled in accordance with this standard as soon practicable after they have been manufactured or imported.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

WorkSafe

Contact details

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General Enquiries

WorkSafe

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 307 877
Email: safety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)