3 Obtain safety data sheets

The principal and/or their delegate must ensure a hard copy collection of current Safety Data Sheets (SDS) from the manufacturer or supplier is maintained. Current means first prepared, or reviewed, within the last 5 years.

The SDS obtained for each dangerous good and hazardous chemical must be the authorised version prepared by the manufacturer or first supplier within Australia. Where a SDS has not been provided by the manufacturer or supplier, a SDS can be obtained from GoldFFXExternal Link (ChemWatch — staff login required).

The principal and / or their delegate must ensure the Chemical Register and associated SDS are kept in a suitable location which is known, and accessible to all employees in the school, as well as any other relevant party who is likely to be exposed to the dangerous goods and/or hazardous chemicals.

Chapter 3 of the Chemical Management Procedure on maintaining a hard copy collection of Safety Data Sheets

Reviewed 06 December 2021

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