INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – CHANGES TO DANGEROUS GOODS, HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES AND GHS WORKSHOP: covering – Identification, Classification, SDSs and Labeling – AM HALF DAY, OCT 12, 2017

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Covering – Identification, Classification, SDSs and Labeling


Presented by the
Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)

www.aebn.com.au

 

The workshop will include –

  • Recent changes to the Victorian OHS Regulations 2017 

  • Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) as it applies to VIC, NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, NT and the Commonwealth

  • Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail 7.4 Edition (ADG 7.4) – effective 1 JANUARY 2017;

  • NEW Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail 7.5 Edition (ADG 7.5) – Released in December 2016, ADG 7.5 incorporates a number of important changes that you must be aware of.  ADG 7.5 can be used from 1 MARCH 2017 but MUST be implemented within your business by 1 MARCH 2018.



INTRODUCTORY LEVEL WORKSHOP – AM Half Day, 12 Oct 2017

The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) has developed the Introductory Level to Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Substances and GHS Workshop to bring you up to speed with the Victorian Dangerous Goods (Storage & Handling) Regulations; recent changes to the Victorian OHS Regulations 2017 that have mandated the Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) in Victoria; the new Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail 7.5 Edition that MUST be implemented within your business operations by 1 March 2018.  The Workshop will focus on  Identification, Classification, Safety Data Sheets, Bunding and Labeling of Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Substances and GHS.  

Program 

The Workshop will include:

  • Legislative framework for Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances in Victoria and New South Wales
    • Legal compliance framework;
  • Dangerous Goods vs Hazardous Substances
  • A detailed understanding of Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS),
  • Classification and labeling of Hazardous Substances and Dangerous Goods under the Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), including 
  • Approved criteria vs Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)
  • Dangerous Goods terminology
  • Classes of Dangerous Goods
  • Packaging and Labeling;
  • Structure of the Australian Dangerous Goods Code –
    • Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail Edition 7.4 (ADG7.4), and
    • the NEW Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail Edition 7.5 (ADG7.5); and
  • Information source.
     

Please note:

  • It is highly recommended that delegates that wish to attend the Intermediate Level to Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances Workshop (held immediately after the Introductory Level Workshop) are to have a sound understanding of the content delivered in the Introductory Level Workshop;

  • The Victorian Workshop will cover the Federal and Victorian laws and requirements;

  • The NSW Workshop will cover the Federal and NSW laws and requirements;

  • A comprehensive set of course notes will be provided to all delegates;

  • Lunch will be provided to all delegates attending the Introductory Level and Intermediate Level Workshops.

Course outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to –

  • Identify and be aware of the hazards of Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances
  • Make safer the Storage and Handling of Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances 
  • Obtain a good understanding of the Regulations, as well as Dangerous Goods terminology
  • Understand the classification, labeling and packaging of Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances,
  • Be aware of your responsibilities.

Presenter

Ross Macfarlane
National Dangerous Goods Specialist
Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)

 

Networking

The Workshop will provide the opportunity to network with delegates and presenters during AEBN’s Networking Morning Tea. 

 

Details

Event:
INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – CHANGES TO DANGEROUS GOODS, HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES AND GHS WORKSHOP: covering – Identification, Classification, SDSs and Labeling – AM HALF DAY, OCT 12, 2017
Date:
October 12, 2017 8:45 AM
End:
October 12, 2017 12:30 PM
Presented by:
Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
Updated:
July 3, 2017
Venue:
Treacy Centre
Address:
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126 The Avenue, Parkville, Vic, Australia
Members:
$365
Non-member:
$415 early bird to 10 Sept 2017; $435
Sponsor:
Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
Parking:
Early meter parking available on The Avenue OR $2.00 for 5 hrs at Zoo Car Park (located closest to The Avenue, situated on Elliot Avenue) - a short walk to the Conference Centre
Public Transport:
Take Tram 19 from cnr Elizabeth & Flinders St Melbourne to Tram Stop 16 (cnr Royal Pde & Walker St). Two minute walk to venue from this location.
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