Chemicals and Hazardous Substances
The safe use of substances (e.g. chemicals) forms an important part of health and safety management at your workplace. Risks are to be managed for all substances used, stored or disposed of at a workplace, however, if products fall into the category of hazardous chemicals, hazardous substances and/or dangerous goods then there are specific processes to be implemented to meet legislative requirements. Information to assist you meet these requirements are provided in the following documents.
Departmental procedures and guidelines
To access ChemWatch, first you need to register your school by following the Chemwatch registration instructions 99K.
Legislation and other Links
- WHSQ - Hazardous Chemicals - information and links relating to the management of hazardous chemicals in the workplace
- WHSQ - Managing Risks of Hazardous Chemicals links to the codes of practice for managing risks with hazardous chemicals, chemical labelling, safety data sheets and general risk management
- Agricultural Chemical user's manual
Health and safety advice for managing risks arising from the storage, use, transport and disposal of chemicals in agricultural areas.
This website includes information about disposal of agricultural chemicals. The drumMUSTER program collects and recycles used containers. The ChemClear program supports the collection and disposal of unwanted, obsolete, out of date or superseded agrichemicals.
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This page was last reviewed on 16 Aug 2016