Hazardous Chemicals & the GHS: Compliance Requirements

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Whilst WHS and OHS/DG jurisdictions typically outline similar requirements when it comes to managing hazardous chemicals, there are a number of key differences that organisations need to be aware of to ensure they comply with specific legal obligations.  The introduction of the model WHS laws provided a framework across the majority of Australia. Whilst the consistency across most jurisdictions has reduced the effort required to meet requirements, the near universal nature of WHS has meant that some of the specific obligations for the management of Dangerous Goods in Victoria and WA have been forgotten or have been incorrectly ‘met’ under the false assumption that legislative requirements for dangerous goods are exactly the same as those under WHS law.

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