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Legal and Standards Framework

The Commission's safety management system is underpinned by a compliance framework informed and guided by legislation, standards, codes of practice and guidance notes. Each risk category is displayed here with supporting legislation, standards, codes of practice and guidance notes which should be reviewed in accordance with the risk review. 

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Legislation

Standards

Codes of Practice

Guidance

· Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984


· Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996: Part 5 - Hazardous substances


· Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004


· Dangerous Goods Safety (General) Regulations 2007


· Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage and Handling of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007


· Poisons Act 1964


· Poisons Regulations 1965


· Excise Act 1901 (Commonwealth)


· Excise Regulations 1925 (Commonwealth)


· Water Corporation Act 1995


· Water Supply Sewerage and Drainage Act 1912


· Health (Treatment of Sewage and Disposal of Effluent and Liquid

Nil

· Australian Dangerous Goods Transport Code Edition 6 & 7


· National Code of Practice for the Preparation of Material Safety Data Sheets [NOHSC:2011 (2003)]


· National Model Regulation for the Control of Workplace Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:1005(1994)]


· National Code of Practice for the Control of Workplace Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:2007(1994)]


· Code of Practice for the Control of Scheduled Carcinogenic Substances [NOHSC:2014 (1995)]

 

·National Code of Practice for the Labelling of Workplace Substances [NOHSC:2012 (1994)]

 

· National Code of Practice for the Storage and Handling of Workplace Dangerous Goods [NOHSC:2017 (2001

· National Guidance Note - Assessing Risks of Hazardous Substances


· National Guidance Note - Exposure Standards


· Controlling Isocyanate Hazards at Work


· Guidance Note for the Assessment of Health Risks Arising from the Use of Hazardous Substances in the Workplace [NOHSC:1317(1994)]


· Approved Criteria for Classifying Hazardous Substances {NOHSC:1008 (2004)]


· National Model Regulation for the Control of Scheduled Carcinogenic Substances [NOHSC:1011 (1995)]


· National Code Storage and Handling of Workplace Dangerous Goods [NOHSC:1017 (2001)]


· Hazardous Substances Information System (HSIS) web site (Commonwealth)


· Adopted National Exposure Standards for Atmospheric Contaminants in the Occupational Environment [NOHSC:1011 (1995)]


· Guidance Note on Interpretation of Exposure Standards for Atmospheric Contaminants in the Occupational Environment [NOHSC:3008(1995)]


· Guidelines for Health Surveillance NOHSC:7039 (1995)]

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Infectious Diseases

· Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984


· Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996


· Health Act 1911 (WA)

Nil

· National Code of Practice - Hepatitis and HIV


· National Code of practice for the Control of Work Related Exposure to Hepatitis and HIV (Blood-Borne) Viruses [NOHSC:2010 (2003)]

· Australian Immunization Handbook (NHMRC) (Commonwealth)


· Guidelines for Health Surveillance NOHSC:7039 (1995)]


· Guidance Note - Reducing the Risk of Infectious Diseases in Childcare Workplaces – [WorkSafe WA]

·Australian Government Department of Health and Aging Infection Control Guidelines 2004


· Australian Quarantine Inspection Service Department of Environment and Conservation

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