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The purpose of assessment is to enable decisions to be made about appropriate control measures, induction and training, monitoring and health surveillance as may be required to protect the health of employees who may be exposed to hazardous substances at work.
- National Model Regulation for the Control of Workplace Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:1005(1994)]
- Approved Criteria for Classifying Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:1008(2004)]
- National Code of Practice for the Control of Workplace Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:2007(1994)]
- Guidance Note for the Control of Workplace Hazardous Substances in the Retail Sector [NOHSC:2007(1994)]
For jurisdictions that have implemented the harmonised work health and safety laws, this Guidance document has been superseded by the Managing Risks of Hazardous Chemicals Draft model Code of Practice to support the requirements under WHS ACT and Regulations.