Handling Cytotoxic Drugs In The Workplace
* 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 worksafe.vic.gov.au/dgkeychanges and More information about: Incident reporting available at worksafe.vic.gov.au/incidentreporting
- Handling Cytotoxic Drugs In The Workplace (PDF 806kb)
Document Type: Publication
Industry: Health Care Sector,
Category: Hazardous Substances,
Division Author: Occupational Hygiene
Publication Date: 24 February 2003
Date First Published: 24 February 2003
Summary: This publication providesc practical guidance on the control of risks from cytotoxic drugs and related waste.
About this publication
Managing health & safety risks associated with handling cytotoxic drugs in the healthcare industry
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