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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 341

Labelling hazardous chemicals--general requirement

341 Labelling hazardous chemicals--general requirement

(1) A person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace must ensure that a hazardous chemical used, handled or stored at the workplace is correctly labelled in accordance with clause 335.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.
(2) Subclause (1) does not apply to a hazardous chemical if the chemical--
(a) was supplied before 1 January 2017, and
(b) was, at the time it was supplied, labelled in accordance with the National Code of Practice for the Labelling of Workplace Substances[NOHSC: 2012 (1994)] as in force at that time.
Note : Clause 338 applies if the chemical is being supplied to another workplace.



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