National Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Ethylene Oxide in Sterilisation or Fumigation Processes [NOHSC:2008(1992)] - Western Australia

Description

You must comply with this code if you intend to use or handle ethylene oxide. Ethylene oxide is also sometimes known as oxirane.

This code provides a basis for the reduction or elimination of risks arising from the use and handling of ethylene oxide in sterilisation or fumigation processes in hospitals, museums, libraries and industry.

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.

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

WorkSafe

Contact details

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General Enquiries

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)