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Managing risks of hazardous chemicals in the workplace

NT WorkSafe

Version:  2020.  (Current)
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Publication date
20 May 2020
Pages
100
Current status
Current
Description

This Code is intended to be read by a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU). It provides practical guidance to PCBUs on how to manage health and safety risks associated with hazardous chemicals used in their workplace.

A PCBU can be a manufacturer, importer or supplier of hazardous chemicals, or a business owner who uses, handles, generates or stores hazardous chemicals at their workplace. They may also be more than one of these things.

This Code may be a useful reference for other persons interested in the duties under the WHS Act and WHS Regulations.

Scope

Contents:

1: Introduction
2: Indentifying Hazards
3: The Risk Management Process
4: Controlling Risks
5: Monitoring And Review
6: Emergency Preparedness
Appendix A: Glossary
Appendix B: Comparison Of Hazard Classes And Categories Under The ADG Code And The GHS
Appendix C: Prohibited Carcinogens Restricted Carcinogens And Restricted Hazardous Chemicals
Appendix D: Requirements For Health Monitoring
Appendix E: Overview Of A Risk Assessment Process
Appendix F: Risk Assessment Checklist
Appendix G: Examples Of Common Fuel And Oxygen Sources
Appendix H: Fire And Explosion Risks
Appendix I: Practical Examples Of Control Measures
Appendix K: Case Studies

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Northern Territory Government
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Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International licence
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