Glyphosate herbicides information

How to reduce or eliminate workplace health and safety risks posed by glyphosate.


What it contains

Glyphosate is commonly used around the home and in agriculture. Glyphosate products (eg 'Roundup') have been used in Australia for over 40 years. While the level of risk to human health posed by glyphosate is still debated by international health and regulatory bodies, it is important for employers to remember their occupational health and safety duties around this chemical. This document tells you:

  • manufacturers and importing suppliers' duties
  • employers' duties

At the end of the document, you’ll find relevant tools you can use for more information and advice.