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Document ID (ISN)57430
CIS number 92-257
ISBN(s) 0-646-03992-X
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Van Santen R.
Title Guide to chemicals in Australia - Vol.2: Using, moving and storing chemicals - A guide to legislation and good practice for anyone involved with chemicals
Bibliographic information A.C.T.E.D. Pty. Ltd., P.O. Box 673, West Perth, WA 6005, Australia, 1st ed., 1991. x, 320p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: AUD 123.00 (AUD 103.00 if purchased with Vol.1); AUD 55.00 (outside Australia).
Abstract This is Vol.2 of a series whose Vol.1 (The Material Safety Data Sheet) was abstracted as CIS 91-1829. It covers: chemicals in the workplace (provision of information, training requirements, national model regulations in Australia, responsibilities,chemical registers, hazard assessment, monitoring and health surveillance, records, controls and procedures, product labelling and containers, MSDS, notification and assessment of chemicals in Australia); establishments (placarding, emergency plans, safety information boards, manifests, safety signs); storage; transport; emergencies; fires; spills; disposal and recycling. In the appendices: detailed definitions of terms and concepts used in the guide; codes and standards; checklist for emergency response planning; glossary of terms.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; Australia; toxic substances; legislation; transport of materials; chemical hazards; handling and storage
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; notification of dangerous substances; responsibilities of employers; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; fire protection; safety guides; medical supervision; replaced; glossary; check lists; safety and health documentation; information of personnel; hazard identification
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials