Codes of Practice

The following model Codes of Practice have been finalised for implementation under the Intergovernmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Occupational Health and Safety.

NOTE : The following model Codes of Practice have been finalised for implementation under the Intergovernmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Occupational Health and Safety.

Codes of Practice

Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals

This model Code of Practice has been developed to provide practical guidance on how to prepare a safety data sheet for any hazardous chemicals that are being manufactured or imported for use, handling or storage in Australia. It applies to a person conducting a business or undertaking involved in the manufacture or import of hazardous chemicals that will be used, or could reasonably be expected to be used, in workplaces.

To have legal effect in a jurisdiction, the model Code of Practice must be approved as a code of practice in that jurisdiction. To determine if this model Code of Practice has been approved as a code of practice in a particular jurisdiction, check with the relevant regulator.

Publication Information

Topic: Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
Type: Model Code of Practice
Industry: General
Publication Date: 23/12/2011

Posted in: Hazardous

Publications

ISBN Title / Download File Format File Size
9780642333117 COP_Preparation_of_Safety_Data_Sheet_for_Hazardous_Chemicals.pdf PDF 2.08 MB
9780642333124 Preparation of Safety Data Sheets For Hazardous Chemicals.doc DOC 1.48 MB