What are Hazardous Chemicals

Author: Brendan Clayton   Date Posted:4 November 2021 

Hazardous chemicals or Dangerous Goods can be defined as substances, mixtures and articles that pose a risk to your health or are a physical hazard to humans.

Does your workplace use, store or transport flammable, corrosive, explosive, toxic, spontaneously combustible, oxidising or water-reactive substances? If so, you’re handling Dangerous Goods.

Hazardous chemicals or Dangerous Goods can be defined as substances, mixtures and articles that pose a risk to your health or are a physical hazard to humans.

Health hazards refer to those chemicals that can have an adverse impact on your health. Exposure to these chemicals usually occurs through skin contact, inhalation and ingestion.

Chemicals can also be a physical hazard causing damage to people or property. Examples of these types of chemicals include flammable liquids, compressed gases and explosives.

When handling Dangerous Goods it's important to understand that each chemical can have a different impact to people, property or in some circumstances can react to other chemicals. With chemicals onsite, keep the chemical’s Safety Data Sheet (SDS) nearby to comprehend how to respond to spill, storage, adverse effects, reactions and more.

Industroquip stocks a large range of Hazardous Chemical Storage Cabinets, Spill Control Kits, Hazardous Goods PPE & Safety Signs ready for fast shipping Australia wide.

Call 1300 554 192 or browse our extensive range online for more information

Does your workplace use, store or transport flammable, corrosive, explosive, toxic, spontaneously combustible, oxidising or water-reactive substances? If so, you’re handling Dangerous Goods.

Hazardous chemicals or Dangerous Goods can be defined as substances, mixtures and articles that pose a risk to your health or are a physical hazard to humans.

Health hazards refer to those chemicals that can have an adverse impact on your health. Exposure to these chemicals usually occurs through skin contact, inhalation and ingestion.

Chemicals can also be a physical hazard causing damage to people or property. Examples of these types of chemicals include flammable liquids, compressed gases and explosives.

When handling Dangerous Goods it's important to understand that each chemical can have a different impact to people, property or in some circumstances can react to other chemicals. With chemicals onsite, keep the chemical’s Safety Data Sheet (SDS) nearby to comprehend how to respond to spill, storage, adverse effects, reactions and more.

Industroquip stocks a large range of Hazardous Chemical Storage Cabinets, Spill Control Kits, Hazardous Goods PPE & Safety Signs ready for fast shipping Australia wide.

Call 1300 554 192 or browse our extensive range online for more information


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