National Code of Practice for the Labelling of Workplace Substances - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this code if you intend to manufacture, supply, or use any potentially hazardous substance at a workplace. The code provides guidance on meeting the requirements for the labelling of hazardous substances used at work under the National Model Regulations for the Control of Workplace Hazardous Substances

A label is defined as any information on a container which identifies the substance in the container and provides basic information about its safe use and handling. If you import or manufacture a substance you are generally required to make sure it has a label that states whether or not it is hazardous.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance 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

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 WA

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


Contact details

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General Enquiries


Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 307 877
Phone: 08 6251 2200
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)