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This collection provides information on chemicals only, such as hazardous substances, dangerous goods, scheduled poisons, chemicals with a CAS (chemical abstract number.) It does not provide information on explosives, asbestos or ionising radiation.

This information applies to all UWA worksites and external locations related to UWA activities or areas where relevant. Not every work area will require every step in this resource. You should assess the hazards and regulatory requirements of your area.


Contact UWA Safety's chemical specialist for advice and support:

Laurton McGurk
Adviser - Technical Specialist (Chemical)

If you are unsure about how to handle any chemical in the workplace, please consult with your manager or supervisor first, as well as your local Health and Safety Representative or Safety Officer (where appointed).

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