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Dangerous goods are substances that are corrosive, flammable, explosive, spontaneously combustible, toxic, oxidising or water-reactive. Petrol, LPG, paints, pesticides and acids are examples of commonly used dangerous goods. The Dangerous Goods Act 1985 sets out the general duties for the manufacture, storage, transport, transfer, sale and use of dangerous goods and the import of explosives into Victoria.

June 24, 2011 - Information explaining key changes to the Dangerous Goods (Explosives) Regulations.

June 30, 2000 - Guidance on transporting dangerous goods which are a risk to people, property and the environment for vehicle owner, prime contractors and cosigner.

February 14, 2012 - Details about responsibilities involved with a license to transport dangerous goods.

December 1, 2012 - Details for workers of dangerous goods on reporting incidents that occur in the workplace which can cause serious injuries or death.

March 30, 2011 - A sample application form for a dangerous goods driver licence.

July 1, 2007 - Advice for employers and workers of major hazard facilities to prevent serious incidents under the OHS regulations 2007.

January 17, 2011 - How you can ensure tank designs for transporting dangerous goods meet certain criteria.

March 9, 2011 - An application form for the authorisation of an explosive or unauthorised explosive approval.