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GHS labelling requirements for hazardous chemicals

Reported by Haydee | 06 Dec, 2016

Chemicals manufactured or imported before 1 January 2017 can continue to be supplied without the need to meet labelling requirements of the model Work Health and Safety Regulations.

Model WHS introduces new Globally Harmonised System of classification

Reported by Haydee | 08 Jan, 2012

The model work health and safety laws have introduced a new system of hazard classification and hazard communication for workplace chemicals. According to Safe Work Australia, the new system known as Globally Harmonised System (GHS) is “an internationally agreed system designed to harmonise the diverse systems of classification and hazard communication currently being used throughout …