According to the Australian Standard, AS/NZS 4452-1997 - The storage and handling of toxic substances, a toxic substance is one that can harm human health or at worst cause death or serious injury if:

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    How to Manage and Respond to Spills: A Complete Guide - Part Three

    Part One of this series of articles outlines the principles for preventing liquid spills and leaks in the workplace, which includes a combination of good site management, liquid storage management, ac...

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    How to Manage and Respond to Spills: A Complete Guide - Part Two
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    How to Manage and Respond to Spills: A Complete Guide - Part Two

    Part One of this series of articles outlines the principles for preventing liquid spills and leaks in the workplace, which includes a combination of good site management, liquid storage management, ac...

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    How to Store Explosives: A Complete Guide
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    How to Store Explosives: A Complete Guide

    The storage requirements for Class 1: Explosives can vary enormously, depending on the type of explosive being stored and its intended use.

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    How to Manage and Respond to Spills: A Complete Guide - Part One
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    How to Manage and Respond to Spills: A Complete Guide - Part One

    The vast majority of Australian workplaces store and handle liquid substances - some of which have the potential to harm the environment and human health in the event of an uncontained spill.

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    How to Store and Handle Liquified Petroleum Gas (LP Gas): A Complete Guide
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    How to Store and Handle Liquified Petroleum Gas (LP Gas): A Complete Guide

    LPG - short for Liquified Petroleum Gas or Liquid Petroleum Gas - and also called LP Gas - is actually a term used to describe two flammable hydrocarbon Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs): propane (C3H8) and ...

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    How to Store and Handle Chemicals in Laboratories: A Complete Guide - Part Two
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    How to Store and Handle Chemicals in Laboratories: A Complete Guide - Part Two

    Part One of this series of articles examined the types of chemicals handled and stored in laboratories, and how to identify these substances and the health and physical hazards they present.

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    How to Store and Handle Chemicals in Laboratories: A Complete Guide - Part One
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    How to Store and Handle Chemicals in Laboratories: A Complete Guide - Part One

    Like many Australian workplaces, a laboratory environment involves the use and storage of chemicals, including dangerous goods of various classes.

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    How to Store and Handle Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals: A Complete Guide
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    How to Store and Handle Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals: A Complete Guide

    Agricultural and veterinary chemicals, also known as AgVet chemicals, consist of a variety of products designed to fulfil the following functions:

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    How to Manage Chemical Spills: A Complete Guide
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    How to Manage Chemical Spills: A Complete Guide

    Hazardous chemical spills can occur in a variety of different workplaces across Australia, potentially harming people, property and the environment. This guide outlines how to:

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    How to Store and Handle Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods: A Complete Guide
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    How to Store and Handle Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods: A Complete Guide

    In Australia, Class 9 Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods, according to the current ADG Code, are substances and articles which, when transported, present a danger or hazard not covered by the other eight c...

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    Hydrogen Peroxide Storage, Handling and Safety Requirements: A Complete Guide
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    Hydrogen Peroxide Storage, Handling and Safety Requirements: A Complete Guide

    Hydrogen peroxide, also known as hydrogen dioxide and by the formula H2O2, is a chemical compound used primarily as an environmentally-friendly oxidiser (or oxidant), deodoriser, bleaching agent, and ...

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