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Guide To Incident Notification

* NEW Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Regulations 2012 On 1 December 2012, the Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Regulations 2012 (DG (S&H) Regulations 2012) replaced the Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Interim Regulations 2011 (Interim Regulations) which expired on this date. The DG (S&H) Regulations 2012 have retained most of the legal requirements contained in the Interim Regulations. There are only a small number of changes. This document has not yet been updated to reflect the changes introduced by the DG (S&H) Regulations 2012. More information on the key changes introduced by these new regulations can be found in the guidance titled Information about: Key changes to dangerous goods storage and handling requirements available at and More information about: Incident reporting available at

  • Guide to Incident Notification (PDF 1MB)
    Document Type: Publication
    Keycode: VWA964/03/10.07
    Industry: General, 
    Category: Incident Notification New, 
    Division Author: Incident Notification
    Publication Date: 21 January 2008
    Date First Published: 21 January 2008
    Summary: This publication provides guidance on reporting incidents under Part 5 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 and Part 9 of the Equipment (Public Safety) (Incident Notification) Regulations 1997.

About this publication

The Guide to Incident Notification (3rd Edition) is a 20 page publication which provides detailed explanation to Part 5 of the OHS Act 2004 and Part 9 of the Equipment (Public Safety) Regulations 1997. This document provides information on the incident notification process, when the regulations apply, what to do, when to notify and what record keeping is required.