Using and storing
Many of the everyday items we use at home are hazardous substances such as cleaners, paint and fuels.
Hazardous substances are used in over 150,000 workplaces. Find out how to manage them safely.
Information on some of the most common hazardous substances, such as LPG, petrol and diesel.
Most laboratories use hazardous substances. Special provisions apply to exempt laboratories.
There are a number of key HSNO controls that users of hazardous substances need to comply with.
Hazardous substances in closed containers may be held in a transit depot for up to three days.
The relevant transport rule will identify whether an approved handler is needed
Regulations and best practice require that your workplace have a safety data sheet (SDS) available for each hazardous substance present.