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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.

February 21, 2011 - This chart is designed for recognising dangerous goods to determine proper segregation in road vehicles and freight containers.

June 1, 2013 - Details about notification requirements for occupiers storing and handling dangerous goods at their facilities or workplace.

March 1, 2013 - A dangerous goods register of packaging approvals issued by WorkSafe Victoria.

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

June 1, 2013 - Advice about the storage and handling of dangerous goods for those persons or facilities who can be granted an exemption.

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

December 1, 2012 - Advice for occupiers of sites storing and handling dangerous goods on the requirement to notify WorkSafe when quantities exceed manifest levels.

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

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.