National Code of Practice for the Preparation of Material Safety Data Sheets - Western Australia


You must comply with this code if you manufacture or supply any dangerous good or hazardous substances for workplaces. You will need to comply with this code if you use any hazardous substances or dangerous goods in your workplace.

This code of practice provides guidance on how to correctly prepare Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is a document that describes the chemical and physical properties of a material and provides advice on safe handling and use of the material.

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 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

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
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)