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

Description

You must comply with this code if you manufacture or supply any dangerous good or hazardous substances for workplaces. You will also be required 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 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

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

WorkSafe

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

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
Phone: 08 6251 2200
Email: safety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)