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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 20 June 2019 at 02:47)
Schedule 12
Schedule 12 Manifest requirements
(Clause 347 (2))
1   Manifest—general information
The manifest of hazardous chemicals must include:
(a)  the name of the person conducting the business or undertaking, and
(b)  the address of the workplace, and
(c)  the date the manifest was last amended or, if it has not been amended, the date it was prepared, and
(d)  business hours and after hours telephone numbers for at least 2 persons who may be contacted if there is a notifiable incident at the workplace.
2   Manifest—bulk storage and containers
(1)  This clause applies if a hazardous chemical is stored at a workplace in bulk or in a container.
(2)  For each hazardous chemical stored in bulk other than in a container, the manifest of hazardous chemicals must include:
(a)  the name of the chemical, and
(b)  the quantity of the chemical stored.
(3)  For each container storing the hazardous chemical, the manifest of hazardous chemicals must include:
(a)  the identification number or code of the container, and
(b)  the type and capacity of the container, and
(c)  for a fixed vertical tank used to store fire risk hazardous chemicals—the diameter of the tank.
3   Manifest—identification of hazardous chemical
The manifest of hazardous chemicals must include:
(a)  for a hazardous chemical, other than a flammable liquid category 4, unstable explosive, organic peroxide type A or self-reactive substance type A:
(i)  the proper shipping name as stated in Table 3.2.3 of the ADG Code for the chemical, and
(ii)  the UN number as stated in Table 3.2.3 of the ADG Code for the hazardous chemical, and
(iii)  the class and division of the hazardous chemical as stated in Table 3.2.3 of the ADG Code, and
(b)  for a flammable liquid category 4:
(i)  the product identifier, and
(ii)  the words “combustible liquid”, and
(c)  for an unstable explosive, organic peroxide type A or self-reactive substance type A:
(i)  the name of the hazardous chemical stated in the ADG Code, Appendix A, and
(ii)  the words ‘goods too dangerous to be transported’.
4   Manifest—storage area for packaged hazardous chemicals
(1)  This clause applies if:
(a)  a storage area:
(i)  contains, or is likely to contain, a packaged hazardous chemical, or a hazardous chemical in an IBC, and
(ii)  is required under this Regulation to have a placard, and
(b)  the hazardous chemicals are dangerous goods under the ADG Code.
(2)  The manifest of hazardous chemicals must include:
(a)  the identification number or code for the storage area, and
(b)  for hazardous chemicals with an assigned class specified in Table 3.2.3 of the ADG Code—the largest quantity of each class of hazardous chemicals likely to be kept in the storage area, and
(c)  for the specified hazardous chemicals that are likely to be kept in the storage area:
(i)  the proper shipping name of the hazardous chemical as specified in Table 3.2.3 of the ADG Code, and
(ii)  the class to which the hazardous chemical is assigned as specified in Table 3.2.3 of the ADG Code, and
(iii)  the largest quantity of the hazardous chemical likely to be kept in the storage area, and
(d)  for an unstable explosive, organic peroxide type A or self-reactive substance type A that is likely to be kept in the storage area:
(i)  the name of the hazardous chemical, and
(ii)  the words “goods too dangerous to be transported”, and
(iii)  the largest quantity of the hazardous chemical likely to be kept in the storage area, and
(e)  for hazardous chemicals with an assigned class specified in Table 3.2.3 of the ADG Code—the class to which the hazardous chemical is assigned, and
(f)  for flammable liquids category 4—the words “combustible liquid”.
(3)  In this clause, specified hazardous chemicals means any of the following:
(a)  flammable liquid category 1,
(b)  self-reactive substances type B,
(c)  substances which in contact with water emit flammable gas category 1,
(d)  pyrophoric liquids category 1,
(e)  pyrophoric solids category 1,
(f)  organic peroxides type B,
(g)  acute toxicity category 1,
(h)  oxidising solids category 1,
(i)  oxidising liquids category 1,
(j)  skin corrosion category 1A,
(k)  gases under pressure with acute toxicity categories 1, 2 or 3 or skin corrosion categories 1A, 1B or 1C.
5   Manifest—hazardous chemicals being manufactured
For each area in which hazardous chemicals are manufactured, the manifest must include:
(a)  the identification number or code of the area, and
(b)  a description of the hazardous chemicals manufactured in the area, and
(c)  the average and largest quantity of each hazardous chemical likely to be manufactured in the area.
6   Manifest—hazardous chemicals in transit
(1)  This clause applies to hazardous chemicals at a workplace if the hazardous chemicals are:
(a)  dangerous goods under the ADG Code in transit at the workplace, and
(b)  accompanied by dangerous goods transport documents (the transport documents) in relation to the hazardous chemicals that comply with the ADG Code.
(2)  The person conducting a business or undertaking at the workplace is taken to comply with clauses 4 and 5 in relation to the hazardous chemicals if the manifest includes a compilation of the transport documents.
7   Manifest—plan of workplace
The manifest of hazardous chemicals at a workplace must include a scale plan of the workplace that:
(a)  shows the location of:
(i)  containers and other storage of hazardous chemicals in bulk, and
(ii)  storage areas for packaged hazardous chemicals and IBCs, and
(iii)  each area where hazardous chemicals are manufactured or generated, and
(b)  includes a description in words of the location of:
(i)  the things referred to in paragraph (a), and
(ii)  hazardous chemicals in transit, and
(c)  provides the identification number or code, and a legend for the identification numbers and codes, for the things referred to in paragraph (a), and
(d)  shows the location of:
(i)  the main entrance and other places of entry to and exit from the workplace, and
(ii)  essential site services, including fire services and isolation points for fuel and power, and
(iii)  all drains on the site, and
(iv)  the manifest, and
(e)  includes the direction of true north, and
(f)  describes the nature of the occupancy of adjoining sites or premises.