Legislation and codes

For the specific laws about working safely with hazardous chemicals, see clauses 328 - 391 of the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017.

There are also general work health and safety laws that will apply to you in any situation, including when working with hazardous chemicals.

For more specific information about exposure standards, safety data sheets, health monitoring and emergency plans, see the code of practice for managing risks of hazardous chemicals in the workplace.

For information about label elements, special labelling situations, updating labels and hazardous pictograms, see the code of practice for labelling of workplace hazardous chemicals.

For information about preparing, reviewing and amending safety data sheets, see the code of practice for the preparation of safety data sheets for hazardous chemicals.

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