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Published:01 Feb 2008
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What it contains
Workers who are unsure how to handle hazardous substances like chemicals, flammable liquids and gases, risk being seriously injured or killed. This guide outlines how employers can identify and control these risks. It explains:
what hazardous substances are
the risks associated with these substances
how to assess the level of risk your workers face
your legal responsibilities
your workers’ legal responsibilities
the legal responsibilities of manufacturers, importers or suppliers of these substances to workplaces
how to comply with your responsibilities
how to find more information about complying with occupational health and safety responsibilities
At the end of the document, there is a list of terms used in this document and what they mean.