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Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001
Repealed version for 7 June 2011 to 31 December 2011 (accessed 19 August 2019 at 17:57)
174ZH   Occupier to ensure containers are labelled and enclosed systems are identified
(1)  An occupier must ensure that packaged dangerous goods at the occupier’s premises, including those supplied to or produced within the occupier’s premises, are labelled in accordance with the ADG Code, and that the labels are not removed, defaced or altered.
Maximum penalty: Level 4.
(2)  Without limiting subclause (1), an occupier must ensure that any such label:
(a)  clearly identifies the dangerous goods, and
(b)  provides basic health and safety information about the dangerous goods, including any relevant risk phrases and safety phrases.
Maximum penalty: Level 4.
(3)  However:
(a)  a container into which dangerous goods are transferred for use within the next 12 hours need only be labelled with the product name and the relevant risk phrases and safety phrases, and
(b)  a container into which dangerous goods are transferred for immediate use need not be labelled, so long as it is cleaned immediately after it has been emptied of the dangerous goods.
(4)  An occupier must ensure that the identity of any dangerous goods contained in an enclosed system at the occupier’s premises (such as a pipe or piping system, or a process or reactor vessel) is notified to a person who could handle the dangerous goods.
Maximum penalty: Level 1.
(5)  This clause does not apply to dangerous goods in transit.